veterans day

remembrance-dayTo you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high

- John McCrae, In Flanders Fields

It’s Remembrance Day: today, hold your torch high. Do something to make a difference, even just one little thing. Do something. Keep flying. Sing bravely. Hold your torch high.

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On This Day

November 11, 2009

I wrote this poem for Remembrance Day (Canada’s Veteran’s Day) when I was in third grade. I was very proud of it: I was asked to read it at that year’s Remembrance Day assembly in my elementary school, and I was the youngest of the students up on stage. I can’t remember much about the [...]

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