Tag Archives: Memorial Day

A Day to Remember

A memorable poem for Memorial Day 2015. It was originally composed by John McCrae a hundred years ago this month.

Remember Me

Poet Christina Rossetti wrote a beautiful poem titled Remember. Today, our annual day of remembrance signified as Memorial Day, we honor those who died in service to our country. My grandfather (Charles Frederick West, 1887-1932) didn’t die on the battlefield but his exposure to mustard gas in the trenches of World War I brought about his death after years of suffering. His […]

%d bloggers like this: