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  1.  Prison

Lest we forget
by R. S. Williams
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A grim reminder of yesterday,
The poppies grow on Flanders Field.
Their stems sprout from the souls’ decay
Of the world’s youth, we failed to shield.

Nourished by their rotting flesh
And watered with their seeping blood,
The poppies each year are refreshed
Lest we forget, what’s in the mud.


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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 9/1/2006
Wow! * * *Something GOOD comes from something so BAD! * You sound like an old soul, your words ring true, and DEEP! and the history part of you is totally amazing to me! Not sure if you will like my brand of poetry/writings, it may not be your cup of tea, and that's fine with me... I need to know more of you and your feelings tho'! GREAT write with Great feelings expressed with a Kind soul! I am a gardener and I love pansies and they represent so much! WArm HuGs!*She*
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/30/2006
Thanks for sharing....poppies does reflect beauty and doom at the same time...did you know that is where I think cocain comes from???

Love Tinka

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/29/2006
A solemn tribute. Thank you for sharing it. Love and peace,


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