“Today We Celebrate Our National Day” / Memorable Fancies #2105

[“We keep remembering something different from what we celebrate.” – W.S. Merwin]

Today is National Day here in our country, that glorious day we recall when the Enemy was not just repulsed, not just routed, but destroyed, every man, woman, and child of them, asleep in their houses when we caught them, burned their crops, killed their screaming, gutted animals.

But that’s not quite how our textbooks describe it…

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