11/11 11:00 Memorial

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11/11   11:00  Memorial

The small white wooden church


The small white wooden church, had not an empty seat.

With an overflowing congregation, so many on their feet.

Spilling out of the door, to pay their last respects.

Far more than I had thought, and more than most expect.


The service was quite poignant, a fitting tribute that’s for sure

A lost and fallen comrade, this memorial was for.

We bowed our heads in prayer, and silently we stood

United in our grief, as a band of brothers surely would.


After the service, I marched across the parade square

Back towards MT, by a familiar sight, stood, upright, there.

A stark remnant of the Berlin Wall, perched like a sentry, standing tall.

A small section that was removed, torn down, smashed in a fall.


Ending endless suffering, tyranny, and scorn.

Globally it seemed, a time of peace had been born.

Whilst standing in its shadow, an unseen presence drawing near

That of a true and gallant hero, who many held so dear.


What was his death for, it seemed so futile, and in vain

Lost in a war, that truly was insane.

Based on Blair’s dodgy dossier, fictious, full of lies?

The cause of many thousand deaths, and the reason today we cried.






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Paul Sayer

Fri 24th Jul 2020 08:41

Collateral damage... 😢

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Paul Sayer

Tue 12th Nov 2019 13:30

Hi Joshua
Thanks for dropping in.
I am glad you took time to read my musing.


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Paul Sayer

Tue 12th Nov 2019 08:25

Do your comment was pure poetry to my ears.
...If tears could speak I think this was it.

The best comment I have received on WOL since I joined.

I am deeply and gratefully moved!

Thank you

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Paul Sayer

Tue 12th Nov 2019 08:24

Except for the paymasters who fund all sides and profit from arms sales and death and destruction R.

Perhaps a topic for anther day when my feelings are not so raw!
R O A R!


Mon 11th Nov 2019 23:15

Yes, it surely was. (if tears could speak) all the best. I think this was it.

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Paul Sayer

Mon 11th Nov 2019 23:08

quite a day Do

A day of sad introspection


Mon 11th Nov 2019 23:02

Bitter disappointment...... Sad n true!!

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Paul Sayer

Mon 11th Nov 2019 22:02

Silent tribute Jon

Thank you

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