Wednesday, 9 April 2014



The flowers left thick at nightfall in the wood
This Eastertide call into mind the men,
Now far from home, who, with their sweethearts, should
Have gathered them and will do never again.

In memoriam (Easter 1915)
By Edward Thomas who died at Arras, this day, April 9, 1917.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the reminder

Toffeeapple said...

Oh Mary - that really touched a nerve. Thank you.

GSGreatEscaper said...

masterful.