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#328046 - 11/11/10 08:46 AM In Flanders Field
Adrian Offline
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In Flanders Field


In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarry with the foe:
To you from falling hands we throw
The torch: be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.



Major John McCrae
2nd Battle of Ypres, May 1915
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#328057 - 11/11/10 10:11 AM Re: In Flanders Field [Re: Adrian]
Ya_basta Offline
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Thanks for that, Adrian. I haven't heard it or read it in a while.
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#328059 - 11/11/10 10:12 AM Re: In Flanders Field [Re: Ya_basta]
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I don't think I've ever seen it.

Nice.
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