Sunday, May 24, 2015

MEMORIAL DAY


They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

From Laurence Binyon's poem 
written in September 1914.

28 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

very touching.

Jane and Chris said...

We WILL remember them..with gratitude.
Jane x

Roy Norris said...

A fitting image Denise.

Stephanie said...

Lovely glow and amazing cloud formation.

Chandra Eswaran said...

Hi Denise,
Very appropriate post for Memorial Day!
Have a Good One!
Peace :)

Red said...

Awesome shot that catches the somber remembrance of the day.

Linda said...

Very poignant, and such a gorgeous photo!

Kay said...

There are so many to remember today, tomorrow and always.

Ginny said...

Oh MY! this poem is wonderful, and I have to copy it. It is a wonderful companion for your haunting photo.

Margaret Adamson said...

Touching words and lovely image to go along with them.

diane b said...

Sad sad sad.

llandudnopictures said...

Your image captures the feel perfectly.

Valerie said...

Perfect words, Denise. Whenever I hear or read them the emotions wrack my soul.

eileeninmd said...

Good Morning, Denise.
The poem is appropriate for Memorial Day. God Bless our veterans and servicemen. Have a happy day and new week ahead!

Sandra said...

so beautiful, photo and words

Carver said...

Touching post. The flowers in the post before this one are lovely.

Linda Gross said...

Touching words, beautiful photo. Happy Memorial Day to you and Gregg!

schmidleysscribblins.com said...

Love that poem and the photo is a perfect match.

William Kendall said...

The ideal shot for today.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

So very perfect for the day.. Which has so much meaning to us all but especially to your family stories.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Perfect image, perfect poem, thanks for sharing.

Cloudia said...

Amen














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happywonderer.com said...

A day to remember and honor...

EG CameraGirl said...

Perfect post for Memorial Day!

Lowcarb team member said...

Those words from 'Binyon's' poem are just perfect ...

All the best Jan

Donna said...

A beautiful tribute!

Rose said...

What a wonderful shot!!!

Kay said...

This is so beautiful and poignant.