Bleeding War

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08/01/2014 by syrbal-labrys

photoIf you like a graphic representation of what a war does, I don’t think you could find one more poetic or heart-breaking than this one.  My mother used to make artificial poppies when I was very small, she used red crepe paper and parafin wax.

I find myself wondering if I could remember/learn the technique and make the 8,200+ poppies I would need to commemorate US and Coalition dead in Iraq and Afghanistan before next Memorial Day.  I can’t get enough airplane size empty bottle ‘dead soldiers’ for the task.


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