Laughing at a quip.
I always thought these windows
lent a sad demeanour to this old house.
Perhaps they knew the fate of the house.
It no longer exists.
Finally, I have no known relatives who
perished on World War I Battlefields,
however, on more than one occasion
I found myself taking deep breaths
to suppress tears as I contemplated
the loss of life two World Wars
I created this image of the
Thiepval Military Cemetery
for another challenge.
I often wonder if there are
unseen guardians at each cemetery.
The wall at the back of Belgium’s
contains the names of 35,000 soldiers
who have no known grave.
This is the overflow from
Menin Gate at Ypres,
where another 54,000 names
Nearly a decade ago Fromelles’ mass graves
From these six graves
250 Australian and British Soldiers…