Mike Sales wrote:Oldjohnw wrote:I wear a white poppy for a couple of days. I do remember the sacrifice of many and the overall folly and futility of war. I do not accept glorious dead: lying torn to shreds in a muddy field is not glorious.The old Lie: Dulce et decorum est
Pro patria mori.
The poem, and the last verse in particular,was aimed at Jessie Pope. The first draft was dedicated to her.