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Beautiful Poem

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rubyloopy Mon 15-Sep-08 08:42:43

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MaryAnnSingleton Mon 15-Sep-08 08:45:32

aww,that is very lovely - I think it's important to have crying at a funeral - very cathartic - we had lots of emotional readings at FILs the other week and we all bawled but felt so much better after letting it out !

shabster Mon 15-Sep-08 08:49:20

I have heard that poem on the radio with music playing behind the reader. Have a feeling that it is the lady who played the leading role in Born Free in the 70's - but dont quote me on that!!

It is beautiful.

MlleFingeot Mon 15-Sep-08 08:51:13

That is from a film, I can't remember what it's called - about a woman who worked for the secret service I think. Violet something?

It's lovely. I wish my deputy head had not read it out at assembly so often as it kind of spoilt it. Teenagers giggling throughout sad

MaryAnnSingleton Mon 15-Sep-08 08:51:48

Violet Szabo ?

MlleFingeot Mon 15-Sep-08 08:52:19

Yes that was her - Virginia McKenna played her.
Still can't remember her name

MlleFingeot Mon 15-Sep-08 08:52:40

Yes Maryann that was her.

shabster Mon 15-Sep-08 09:01:26

Found it

violette szabo used that as her 'thing' to hold on to if she was captured and tortued-which she was.sad

chapstickchick Mon 15-Sep-08 10:04:18

ive sent that on to a friend who lost her son last year.
thanks sad

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