Tag Archives: Soldiers

The Major

On the night before the battle,
a letter to his wife still wets the eyes
and we shed tears two hundred years on. Continue reading

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Twenty Nine

It Started It is just twenty-nine short years ago, a conflict over sovereign soil; a war we had been forced to join, and what is more we knew him through his brother. So we know how close we were to … Continue reading

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