Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #73 Suzanne’s  Poppies

redpoppies

red poppies of Troy
– the blood of the fallen
bright on the grass                  © Suzanne

as in the past, we war on
poppies cover our heroes

            ~

red poppies of Troy
– the blood of the fallen
bright on the grass                  © Suzanne

on distant shores we cry
our young men pick up the call

 

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© Copyright David Anstiss and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

red poppies of Troy
– the blood of the fallen

bright on the grass             © Suzanne

fields of red with one white flag
hope of peace, tattered but strong

            ~

red poppies of Troy
– the blood of the fallen
bright on the grass           © Suzanne

we remember our heroes
paying tribute with poppies

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