Before now poetry has taken notice
Of wars, and what are wars but politics
Transformed from chronic to acute and bloody?
from "Build Soil"
Robert Frost

Monday, February 09, 2009

Beating Up Old Ghosts

That was what the company 1st Sergeant called it last night, when he gave our toast to absent companions. That was why we were there- to talk, to drink, and to remember.

We've been 2 years on now, but there isn't a one of us who doesn't remember.


  1. I remember and always will.

  2. It's important to remember.

  3. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
    Age shall not weary them, nor the years contemn.
    At the going down of the sun and in the morning
    We will remember them.

    FOR THE FALLEN: Laurence Binyon

  4. Anonymous16/2/09 04:51

    And never let others forget.

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  6. Thank you for these posts.

  7. Anonymous11/3/09 10:01

    we should always remember, everyday of our lives. It's really hurting to remember how the way they have fought to live and it's getting worse when we start to miss them and our fondest moments with them... =(

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