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I Did Not Finish

Dedicated to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, and anyone who was taken out of life’s race too soon. I took a run today; The day warmish, time I cherish; Birds circling, a stream gurgling; But I did not … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 322 – In Flanders Fields

After 17 days tending the wounded from some of the bloodiest battles of World War I at the Ypres Salient in today’s Belgium, after witnessing the death of his friend, in Flanders Fields, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae penned this poem. His … Continue reading

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