Category Archives: Remembrance

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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Up There

  Up There He’ll Liven Things Up, Up There Inspired by the news that Chuck Berry had passed on. And where did he pass on to? Must be Up There, to entertain the saints Where he’ll jam with all the … Continue reading

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One Rose

  One Rose A Fontanelle H. W. Bryce Pop-pop-pop-pop And three men fall Pop-pop-pop-pop And three more die Blood paints designs On the whitewashed wall Six souls rise from bodies once tall No one asks why A little girl recoils … Continue reading

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Virtual Medal

  Virtual Medal A quiet town lay quiet on the quiet countryside, A quiet car pulls up on the quiet parking lot Of a quiet market store on a quiet market day, A soldier wearing civvies walks to the quiet … Continue reading

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