Tag: Remembrance Day
A haiku for Armistice Day. Seems with all this talk of European debt, there’s still some other debts that we have to pay. Annually. With interest. True Debts Remember today freedom’s forgotten origins true debts we pay still. Other links: We Should F-ing Remember Them.
It’s been interesting watching the argument over whether the England football team should be allowed to wear poppies for their international matches this weekend. The international governing body of the sport, FIFA, ruled that they could not have poppies on their shirts as this contravened their guidelines. The FA, the British body, cried foul and…
Remembrance Day Poem With our scalpels and injections, We shall not grow old, as those that are left behind grow old With our prozac and uppers, our sweetened memories and revisionist histories Age shall not weary us, nor the years of war condemn At the going down of the sun and in the morning We…