Armistice Day Sunset, Kent, UK – Photo

Armistice Day Sunset, Kent, UK
~ The sun sets on the 90th anniversary of the start of the end of World War I ~
~ November 11th 1918 ~


~ In Flanders Fields ~

~ by John McCrae, May 1915 ~

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.


Nikon D40 : 55mm
f/6.3 : 1/1250 sec : ISO 200


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~ by Mike on November 11, 2008.

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