Not Forgotten #memorialday #vets #poetry

  Fill your lungs with tomorrow’s hope close your eyes grasp at life’s soil exhale a bouquet of gratitude for those whose courage honorably spilled precious offering for generations to come Today we celebrate Memorial Day. It’s a day when children eat hotdogs, ride the ferris wheel, cast caution to the wind. It’s a day […]

Not Ashamed #poetry #freedom #veterans

Sails billow as they unfurl we prepare to release our mooring waiting expectantly for the wind to greet our faces as we set sail and why should we be ashamed? Quickly and purposely we unchock the wheels remove the air intake blocks pull the flags covering the pitot engines start to cycle and why should I […]

Salute You #Veteransday #poetry #Navy

Do you remember? Crisp uniform tailored to you swearing to serve your country “I solemnly swear” and you meant it! Defend Do you remember When the seiousness of your vow made sense?  soldier, sailor, marine, airman “I will serve my country…” A clean innocent smile, once I remember The pride I felt saluting my commanding […]

Le Croix de Guerre #Normandy #Calltoarms #hero #WWII #D-Day

Once  I was worn by an average man he fought bravely in two wars  he did not understand the cause but faithful he answered  a call to arms ** One war he fought for France his parents actually never knew he signed while a student of Sorbonne young men do what they have to do […]

My Friend the Veteran (#Tribute for #Veteran’s Day)

I look in your eyes my friend there are scars behind what most people see Don’t look too close they beg and plead Here’s what they would say: There was Mark from Arkansas he lost his leg Billy’s from Tennessee  is somewhere in a keg Cort from New York came home in a bag Gay […]

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