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Tyne Cot.

Written for the 106th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele, November 2017 By Will Stone.     few miles outside Ypres in West Flanders on a gently rising slope stands the largest military cemetery in the Commonwealth. Its name, Tyne Cot, originates from the low farm buildings which once stood on the summit, buildings whose […]

Immortal Wreckage

And Four More New Poems By Will Stone.   Immortal Wreckage A souvenir of Old Vézelay hat silence could have once existed, to keep the doves so still in their niches. The wire hum of the cloister bats ushered in the last dark-robed monk who had climbed along decayed walls of fortress towers, massive and […]

Missing in Mechelen.

The Search for Estera Pesa Nasielski To commemorate the eightieth anniversary of the resistance attack on the twentieth Jewish convoy from Mechelen, Belgium to Auschwitz Birkenau, Poland on 19 April 1943.   By Will Stone.   oday there is no one left alive who remembers Estera Pesa Nasielski of Brussels as a living person. She […]