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“We will drain our dearest veins, / But they shall be free.” This line reminds me of another poem. Dulce Et Decorum Est, which roughly translates to “it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country.” Burns's poem shows the opposite, that the deaths dealt during war outweigh victory. The author seems quite genuine which would please many of his readers, as long as they were themselves Scottish. Patriotism is always welcomed. (Prompt 14:2)

"Back Home For Keeps" ~ One in a series of ads for Community Silverplate featuring World War II servicemen returning home to their fiancées to start life together in the New American Suburban Dream.

ANNETTE MESSAGER (NEE EN 1943). Mes voeux, crayons de couleurs sur papier, acrylique sur photographies noir et blanc sous verre, ficelles 312 x 114 cm. Réalisé entre 1988 et 1990.

best-life-magazine-covers-of-all-time-fidel-castro This Day in History: Nov 23, 1936: First issue of Life is published http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/