Saturday, 23 December 2017

Bonus Activity: In Flanders Fields - Week 2

This weeks day 1 bonus activity was  In Flanders Fields . I had to read A poem and say If I like it or not and say how it made me feel.

This poem is really good! It has rythms in it and some of the words sound the same . This made me feel sad because it is talking about the war and how the soldiers died for there countries.
Here is the poem:
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
    That mark our place; and in the sky
    The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
    Loved and were loved, and now we lie,
        In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high.
    If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
        In Flanders fields.

1 comment:

  1. Kia Ora Fau,

    My name is Cadence and I am part of the SLJ team this summer.

    Thank you for sharing this fantastic post. I agree, this is an awesome poem. I agree, this is a very sad poem but I think it’s also beautiful at the same time. It has so much meaning to it especially on ANZAC day. Does your family do anything special that day?

    I’m curious, do you know what a lark is? They are a gorgeous little bird that sing like the poem said. They have this cute black V on their neck that makes them stand out I think. What are your thoughts?

    Keep up the awesome blogging Fau!!

    Cadence :)