But why today? Today marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the guns fell silent.
I nicked this off of Facebook. Try to not cry.
Edwin Morgan was a senior lecturer In English at the University of Glasgow in 1973. His works include verse translations of BEOWULF and contributions to the ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA as well as poems, translations and reviews.