New Poppy Fields


A fallen soldier, on his way home, passed me by.

Carried quietly by young and strong.

Past salutes of respect,

With tears in their eyes,

With love in their hearts,

with sadness of thought.

Past family and friends with tearful sighs.

My heart is heavy,

I too must stop and cry.


On his way home, the fallen soldier passed my by.

I could hear his words on a whisper of wind,

I died believing.

No doubt in my heart.

I died for peace, not a world deceiving.

Don't let me down,

I heard him say.

I gave my life near a field of poppies, today.

Much like those of ninety years, to the day.

Surely we can find a way.


On his way home, a fallen soldier passed me by.

I stopped and saluted with tears in my eyes.

ABOUT Terrance

Terrance is a retired Canadian Armed Forces Logistic Officer who traded his military uniform for a potter's wheel, when he retired in 1991.

Terry is presently working out of his studio, located in Longueuil, (St-Hubert,) Quebec, Canada.  You can find out more about him  here.


MY GLAZE RECIPE COLLECTION My glaze recipe collection has been collected from around the world.  I will publish a new recipe from time to time.  Some are tested and others are not.   You are invited to try the recipe and let me know if it should be continued or discarded.
MY COLLECTION OF  ARTICLES               I From time to time I find a great article written by a artist in the ceramic community.  When I find on that I believe will assist my fellow potters and ceramicist I will publish it on my site.   You are invited to submit articles for publication.