Friday, November 12, 2010
Animals in War Memorial
A day late but still worth checking out. I came across this site awhile ago and thought the monument was lovely. Animals in War Memorial The web page is an interesting read and gives information about all the animals who served their countries in conflict.
This painting of "Goodbye Old Man" by Fortunino Matania is one of my bittersweet favorites.
This is the accompanying poem from the same page by the Great War poet Henry Chappell (1874-1937) called "A Soldier's Kiss":
Crying now? I am.