Coventry

 

I remember it well,

Coventry got bombed.

Father yelled

‘Come on! Come on!’

 

The bombs they fell,

Dropped all around,

Ten tons of shells.

Coventry’s gone.

 

The sky was ablaze,

I’ll never forget,

The sight of the haze

As the place was bathed in light.

 

 

Rebecca Bates Feb 2012

image sourced from the BBC 2017

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Coventry

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