Category Archives: Remembrance

Last Post

    LAST POST – The Words By H. W. Bryce Offered in honour of all war veterans. Goodbye, dear soul. You have fought the good fight and won the day. You carried our flag and you fought with valour. … Continue reading

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An Angel Weeps

  AN ANGEL WEEPS H. W. Bryce Oh cry for the angel, Cry for the angel who weeps Each time a conscience sleeps. Oh cry now for the angel For every angry word, an angel weeps, For every double cross, … Continue reading

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The Old Quilting Bee

  The Old Quilting Bee H. W. Bryce Ladies bending over quilting frame, Busy fingers stitching squares Into a pattern speaking love, Happy voices humming hope. Making patches, keeping memories, Every stitch a kiss, each caress A stroke of strength, … Continue reading

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Virtual Hug

  Virtual Hug Truly I wish that you were here, Or that I were there with you. I’d pack it up upon a dare, But my duties keep me here. And so I send my virtual hug And with it … Continue reading

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Do Not Change Your Face

  Do Not Change Your Face Every family knows this. Every Care Giver. Every Lover. My thanks to my dear friend Jill Bennett for the use of her lovely poem and the picture of her Rodney. Precious are the memories.

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My Jesus Poems

    My Jesus Poems Apparently written in Istanbul, Dec 1963 In a letter forwarded by little sister Marjorie, Feb, 2013 I Stood Where Jesus Stood I stood where Christ stood, I sat within His cell; And at the Garden … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gamble

  THE ULTIMATE GAMBLE These are rough notes to match the rough battle, at Vimy Ridge, a key battle in the First World War and a proving ground for a new Army from a new nation that hadn’t fully  gelled … Continue reading

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