Remembrance Sunday

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Remembrance Sunday

Coping with Grief
Silence in the crowd as the parade


flowed round the war memorial.


Autumn sunshine splashed the garden


with colour, glinted on trumpets.


Flag and wreath bearers took their places:


old soldiers, chests laden with medals,


councillors, cadets and guides.



I thought of my grandfather, killed


in the trenches of Northern France.


My mother evacuated children


from Coventry, only to see


them return before the bombs fell.


I thought of those children as I watched


two little boys lower a blue flag.
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