Poppies

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Wave – On display outside Imperial War Museum North , Manchester (p) Brian F Kirkham Sept 2018

Red poppies are flowing down the top of the earth shard of IWM North

Each poppy was created to remember those who fell in the war to end all wars

Memorial to the host of soldiers who went to the front

Expecting to be home by Christmas

Men not only from the home nations,

But the commonwealth and allies from Europe too

Regiments who met and fought on a field in flanders

As part of the first world war centenary, this artwork is a

Noted reminder, of those who went away to fight and

Came to rest in a foreign field

Each one remembered in the symbol of the poppy

Storm

#Strongwinds #Storm #Fishing #Acrostic #Sailing

Someone got a wild idea, while the waves hit the harbour wall

There’s fish for the taking! so out they went. travelling

Over every high wave and breaker

Reality ? the fish they caught – though many, were

Mightily small – hardly good enough for the ships cat.