The Day War Came – another poem for Refugee Week

A poem written by Nicola Davies in response to the government decision not to admit lone child refugees. Part of a series of poems I have chosen for Refugee Week.

Chaplaincy

Poppies painted by Pam Kelly Today is a day to remember.   They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,They fell with their faces to the foe.We will remember them. Also it is the day […]

> What is Remembrance Sunday about? How has it changed over the 90 years since Armistice Day? These were some of the questions we looked at yesterday. Remembrance Sunday remains a day of mourning. One day that we have set aside in our year to remember the victims of war, human nature and its consequences. […]