On this day. The clock stopped, It read - 16.10 Such a sudden shock to the atmosphere, It stopped time. The day before. A feeling, It was 19.15 A jolt of realisation, Calm acceptance. The happiest of days, All day until 18.00 A phone call, Devastation.
Here he stands, now Tall as he can be, a hand gripping mine My eyes water as the band starts marching to the Last Post, His back straightens, head raised I see him, as he was then My mind’s eye has him standing there in uniform, medals glinting in the winter sun That he… Continue reading Hero