Lest we forget
Remembrance Day: Let us remember
Let us remember the fallen, those we have lost,
Through their sacrifice, they paid the ultimate cost.
In battles past, they defended us from harm,
In fields now silent, poppies growing in the calm.
In times that are now fading, let us remember,
Those that we can, on the eleventh of November.
Let us know their stories, recognise all they gave,
That in those moments of battle, they were so brave.
That in our moment of need, they stood up to fight,
That acts such as those, should never fade out of sight.
Let us remember the fallen, let us not forget,
And in a moment of silence, remember them yet.
© Jenny Maryl
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Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages:
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost
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