May 27, 2013

Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day!





In Flanders Fields
John McCrae, 1915.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields. 

19 comments:

Sparkle the Designer Cat said...

Enjoy the holiday, and remember!

Prancer Pie said...

BEautiful tribute. Happy Memorial Day!

Amber DaWeenie said...

Happy Memorial Day to all! And God Bless our troops still out there protecting us.

Marg said...

A very Happy Memorial day to all of you. Love the poem. We are so thankful for our wonderful troups. Take care.

The Island Cats said...

We we will never forget...Happy Memorial Day to you all.

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

A great day for remembering and honoring those who served us so well.

Happy Memorial Day!

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Katnip Lounge said...

Happy Memorial Day!

::13 tail salute::

Hannah and Lucy said...

A lovely post for your Memorial Day.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Caren Gittleman said...

love your photo and the poem is beautiful!

BeadedTail said...

Lovely tribute! Happy Memorial Day!

Flynn said...

Happy Memorial Day to you and all our American friends.

The Furries of Whisppy said...

Happy Memorial Day!

Hilary said...

beautiful....
Happy memorial day

Kitties Blue said...

Great poster. We are finding out today just how patriotic we kitties are. Happy Memorial Day. Purrs and hugs from the kitties at The Cat on My Head, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Josette

Cheri Wildcatwoods said...

Lovely post for today.Happy Memorial Day from us cats.

cats of wildcat woods

Cathy Keisha said...

Thanks for remembering on this Memorial Day. Think Gramps has photos of Flanders Field.

Andrea and the Celestial Kitties said...

Happy Memorial day to you all!

Sweet Purrfections said...

We remember those who've fought for our freedom today and every day.

meowmeowmans said...

So wonderfully appropriate. We remember and honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for us all. Happy Memorial Day.