5th Tanka Poem

#tankapoetry

20/07/2020

Ypres
Let me walk in the/
poppy fields of Belgium./
Touch the Menin Gate,
lay poppy cross for a great/
uncle I have never met.

R.I.P. Gordon Crick died in WW1 at the Battle of Ypres.

His death along with approx 54,000 other soldiers is recorded on the Menin Gate.

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