Canadians Do Too Have A Sense of Humour ~ Quote for August 2, 2012 ~

Statue of Queen Elizabeth II on Parliament Hil...

Statue of Queen Elizabeth II on Parliament Hill, Ottawa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Preface:

I love Queen Elizabeth.

I was born on her birthday.

I feel a real kinship to her and her ever-present purse.

I love her hats~~

so this is no way is meant to be disrepectful, but come on — it is funny:

“Canada is a democratic society based upon the ideals of equality and opportunity for all. The symbol of this democracy is an unelected member of a foreign royal family whose status is determined purely by bloodline and an in-bred, out-dated hereditary class system. You know…sometimes the satire writes itself….”

                                         ~ Will Ferguson & Ian Ferguson ~ How To Be A Canadian (Even If You Already Are One)

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Almost Lost

The world's toughest fighting man. Yet, deep i...

The world’s toughest fighting man. Yet, deep inside he is just a lonely, homesick kid, praying for letters from home. – NARA – 535228 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There was stack of letters in the box, almost missed.

Tied  with plain brown string,

these letters held words of love

words of passion and hope for the future~

Homesick words beautifully written from a loved one

far away in miles, close in comfort.

At the bottom of this precious pile

was a terse tear-stained military note

to the loved one’s mother

Saved by the girl he left behind:

“We regret to inform you….”

 

Love lost but remembered forever.

(Sometimes I try my hand at poetry: tell me what you think ~ LouAnn)

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