Sunday, November 14

I didn't remember at 11 o'clock. . .

I didn't remember for two minutes at eleven o'clock

 They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old

Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn

I remembered last night, when the sky was ablaze with red and the beauty took your breath away

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

I remembered, riding out on Bruce in the peace of the early Autumn morning

We will remember them

and it made me sad

13 comments:

ilovemyhouse said...

We all have to remember in our own way, as long as we remember.Riding your lovely Bruce seems to me the perfect time to contemplate.
Have a peaceful Sunday.

XX

Rose H (UK) said...

I too remembered the fallen in my own way, just the thought brings tears to my eyes. Don't you just wish that ours and future generations could learn that wars are not the answer?

Jee said...
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Jee said...

It's the remembering that counts, not the where and when - though riding out on a peaceful morning sounds perfect to me. (computer keyboard is playing up so had to remove earlier comment which didn't make sense due to lack of c's and t's).

A Bun Can Dance said...

Oh I've just lost a comment to blogger's cyberspace!
This is a beautiful post, Elaine, and truly heartfelt.
Thank you for your kind words about our special news this week,
D x

Vintage Tea Time said...

A heartfelt post. We live in Hereford, where the SAS are based - such sad stories of families left without fathers, brothers, sons. I don't know how people cope.

Heidi said...

Just perfectly said.....

Alix said...

Remembering at those moments of simple beauty in our everyday lives means every bit as much, as these are the things we can enjoy because of their sacrifice.

Menopausal musing said...

I was at work cleaning a house so didn't remember either, but was deeply moved by the Rememberance Day service televised at the weekend. Poppy petals fell from the ceiling of the Albert Hall during the whole two minutes of silence and it was so very, very poignant.

Baa-Me Kniits said...

Yes Riding out on Bruce at the end of the day would be the perfect time to remember them. I didn't remember at 11 either, I had every intention of doing so but ended up stopping a few times during the day and remembering...you are right, so sad. Lest We Forget.

Young at Heart said...

very moving...... we are indeed living in troubled times.....

Janet said...

Seeing the pain of the old soldiers remembering lives lost always makes me cry-what they lived through- and still it continues.....so sad,

BusyLizzie said...

Blimey Girl, you were quick off the mark with your comment this morning, I hadn't finished the last bit of the posting... I just added a bit about Kirsty!!! xx
Yep, chilly here too.....

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