Veterans Day

Carol Platt Liebau

11/11/2012 7:17:31 PM - Carol Platt Liebau

To all the veterans of the Armed Forces, today and every day: Thank you.  Thank you for every sacrifice you and your famillies make to keep us safe and free. God bless you all.

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 quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing 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.

                            John McCrae