Here you can find our collection of resources produced and shared for Remembrance Sunday 2018.
‘That’s How It Was’ – A poem by Revd Lucy Berry, JPIT Poet-in-Residence
- Why is the poem asking more of us than to say “We will remember them?“
- Why are the poem’s Biblical references about deaths incurred by “the other side”?
- Why does the poem repeat “That is how it was. That is how it is” three times?
- The poem says we can’t remember. But that you must ask: who will you ask?
Wounded. In the head. – A poem by Revd. Lucy Berry, JPIT Poet-in-Residence
This Remembrance poem explores one man‘s war trauma and long-term, personal suffering.
The poem has been translated into German to be shared between the United Reformed Church and Germany’s Palatinate Church in remembrance of all the namesakes.
The poem was first published in the United Reformed Church’s Remembrance 100 publication, One Hundred Years After the First World War. You can download this for free here.