Whenever Antoinetta DeWit of Maple Ridge sees a poppy and automatically gives thanks to all the veterans who sacrificed for our freedoms. (Special to The News)

Whenever Antoinetta DeWit of Maple Ridge sees a poppy and automatically gives thanks to all the veterans who sacrificed for our freedoms. (Special to The News)

LETTER: Thank you to every veteran

A local Maple Ridge resident shares a poem about remembrance

Dear Editor,

Please accept this Remembrance Day message.

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REMEMBER WHEN

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I remember whenever I see a

Veteran, legion, poppy, or trench

Or stand by a memorial bench.

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I remember whenever I see a

Cenotaph, tombstone or Flanders’ Field

Where others standby and solemnly yield.

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I do remember whenever I remember when,

To say thank you to every one of them.

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Antoinetta DeWit, Maple Ridge

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RELATED: Poppy campaign looks different during pandemic

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