Tag Archives: war

tide.

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“I know how difficult it is going to be,

but I also believe that if just in one place we can win the battle over greed and callousness,

that one victory may swing the tide over the entire world.”

-Madeleine L’Engle, Dragons in the Waters

art credit: Serhii Vasylkivsky, a.k.a. the “Painter of the Sky”, National Art Museum of Ukraine

for ukraine.

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The village of Dzembronya, in the Carpathian Mountains,

is often called the place where the clouds are born,

because it is the highest mountain settlement in Ukarine.

 

“people do not want war.

war springs from causes wholly outside the lives, interests, and feelings of the people.”

-frederic clemson howe

 

 

photo credit: Roksana.Bashyrova/WikiCommons

for the veterans.

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Your silent tents of green

We deck with fragrant flowers

Yours has the suffering been,

The memory shall be ours.

-henry wadsworth longfellow

(from decoration day)

 

He has a way with words and reminds us

that while our soldiers may have suffered and paid the ultimate price,

it is our duty to remember them.

 credit: elkmoundwildflowers.com

 

rememberance.

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“on memorial day, i don’t want to only remember the combatants. there were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live”

— eric burdon, the animals

 

 

 

 

 

 

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