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A Fire Burns

It seems so distant to me now
and memories fade each day
What happened to our way of life?
I really just can’t say

Somehow a stupor settled in 
and apathy laid waste
A generation lost its soul
and values were replaced

My heroes disappeared one day
and rights turned into wrong
Confusion now so strong and clear
To whom do I belong?

Yet now inside a fire burns
I know we're still the best
I pledge allegiance to the flag
my hand upon my chest

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  1. Date: 9/30/2012 6:07:00 PM
    Patriotism at its best, Jon... so very well expressed in this beautiful poem. Enjohyed. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 9/30/2012 3:18:00 PM
    The world is changing and so are we humans too - Very well written Jon. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)