Monday, May 28, 2018

Memorial Day; back tomorrow

Beverly National Cemetery (Beverly, NJ)
Today is Memorial Day in the United States; it's a national holiday.

Back tomorrow.


  1. I vow to thee, my country, all earthly things above,
    Entire and whole and perfect, the service of my love…
    Cecil Spring-Rice ca. 1908

  2. We are the guns, and your masters! Saw ye our flashes?
    Heard ye the scream of our shells in the night, and the shuddering crashes?
    Saw ye our work by the roadside, the shrouded things lying,
    Moaning to God that He made them - the maimed and the dying?
    Husbands or sons,
    Fathers or lovers, we break them. We are the guns!