In Flanders fields the poppies grow
Between the crosses, row on row
That mark a place, we are the dead



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    I think this has something to do with this poem about WWI, by a Mr. John McCrae:

    In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.

    We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields.

    Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.

    kinderXwhoreon February 21, 2007   Link
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    SEVERIN: "Last November 11 I was watching the TV when they had the two minutes silence in memory of the war dead and I thought wouldn’t it be nice if there were music for it." A leaping notion that, silence set to music. Source: Sounds 29/09/79.

    JJKelsallon December 01, 2012   Link

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