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Short Memorial Day poem by AKINYINKA OMONIYI| Details | |

MANDELA: LEGACY OF SACRIFICE

 UNSUPPORTED CODE 

Short Memorial Day poem by Robert Heemstra| Details | |

Memorial Day

the crowds are coming
Memorial Day again
when summer begins

Short Memorial Day poem by Ann Roske| Details | |

Memorial Day

worn headstone place a flag in honor memorial day

Short Memorial Day poem by Tyler Martin| Details | |

Memorial Day

on Memorial Day
the flowers fill the grave yard
people reminisce

Short Memorial Day poem by Merle Manu| Details | |

concerto

At the concert
Memorial day weekend
Lincoln centre
Water fountains
Love you. 

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |

MISS YOU TODAY

all the time
your on my mind
i must say
''can't forget
my eyes or wet
it was  must say 
when yo went away
I 
MISS  YOU TODAY

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |

HEAR THE BELLS

 they ring they sing
some ping
the reason
its love season
to share and to care
and the sick to get well
HEAR THE BELLS

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |

FOR JESUS STAND TALL

its not wrong
to be strong
he'll help you too
frist you must do
is be his wall
so he will not fall
FOR JESUS
STAND TALL

Short Memorial Day poem by kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr| Details | |

A PRAY TO THE SKY

lord look down
people being push around
we need  your sound
lord come to this town
don't pass us by
we pray to you up high
A PRAY TO THE SKY

Short Memorial Day poem by Truth For Once| Details | |

MEMORIAL DAZE

Those who fought for us,never thought to ignore us.... 

We weren't ignored,for it's the blood that was poured 

With the intent not to bend but restore us.

Short Memorial Day poem by jan oskar hansen| Details | |

tanka revolution

Tanka 
Working class people 
Do not trust socialist intellectuals
Don´t get lured by them 
They are upper middle class people 
Who want to run your revolution.  
 
 

Short Memorial Day poem by Mark Malcolm| Details | |

Hoist the Flag

     

                                  Hoist
                               The Flag
                             for your love 
                              In Memory
                                  Rise

Short Memorial Day poem by Gary Fields| Details | |

Solitude




The unattainable
    Boundaries'
Of Solitude
    Diminishes
With the Will
   Of God'
And drifts away
   To sand...



Gary Fields
Poet/Author


From:  " The Cross "
           Xlibris Pub  Book #106627
            Rev.  (NOV2013)

Short Memorial Day poem by Ed Coet| Details | |

MEMORIAL DAY POETRY VIDEO TRIBUTE (SOLDIER)

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Short Memorial Day poem by Connie Gildersleeve| Details | |

Memorial Day

soldiers gave their lives-
enormous price for freedom
Gray clouds in morning



*An unofficial beginning of summer with a long weekend of BBQ's, beer and having fun, but 
we all should take a few moments and remember the real meaning of Memorial Day.

Short Memorial Day poem by Rodgers Roger Carter| Details | |

Old son, Young Dad

He died forty
with strength and wit
He left a son Young and young

He died nighty 
With bones no teeth
He left a boy pale and forty

They meet in paradise
Dad still forty
Son at nighty
Dad thought it was grand pa
Son thought he was grand son
Who had died also


Short Memorial Day poem by Kim Merryman| Details | |

Senryu 1

                                                       memorial day --
                                              soldiers stand at attention
                                                    a bugle plays Taps

5/27/13
For Black-eyed Susan's
1 Senryu any subject contest.

Short Memorial Day poem by Robert Heemstra| Details | |

The World of War

the Yankees and Rebels did fight
sometimes for hours through day and night

the Civil War is in the past
but the hatred will always last

ignorance in all the wars
nothing will even the scores

lives are always lost
loved ones pay the cost

peace may never come
when leaders are dumb


Short Memorial Day poem by Leo Larry Amadore| Details | |

The You in Me

The you in me that I know

goes with me where I go --

the you that isn't you at all

comes to me when I recall

the days we spent as we grew.

I never guessed, I never knew,

all that I'd have left of you

would be my thoughts of those two:

of the you in me, the me in you.

Short Memorial Day poem by cory long| Details | |

heaven- memorial day

Home to brave souls, Entering a world of their own. Admiration shown to those who served with pride. Vets who died fighting for what they believed was right. Excited to have given freedom to our land. Nationally we gather to celebrate the lives lost and lives still here. Thank you to all our vets

Short Memorial Day poem by Ifeanyi Bob Ekechukwu| Details | |

The Night Owl

Hoot! Hoot! Came the call
In silence I listened,heard
Nothing.
Suddenly, hoot! Hoot! 
Came the cry,tree 
Branches rustling,wings 
Flapping.
Seems the world was in 
Oblivion-the absolute 
Silence.
Went I to the window 
and Looked into the 
empty Darkness. As I lay 
down,I Knew somewhere 
I would Hear that sound 
again.

Short Memorial Day poem by Charles Gragg| Details | |

Onward and Upward

"Onward and upward"

the good men and women were heard to say
as they drew their swords to join the fray
The enemy was vanquished and did quickly give way
And peace was preserved in a grandiose display
Now for those that gave all we kneel and pray
So they will be forever remembered on this Memorial Day

Charles Hampton Gragg

May 27, 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by verlena dillard| Details | |

A Day in the Sky

The cool air,
blowing in my hair,
the sound of bells ringing loud,
sitting down on the soft clouds.
This down right pleasure,
is what I'll treasure,
that no other dream can measure.
These yellow an red skies,
reveals its moment of time,
sleeping in the mid air as much as I please,
the view of the day in the sky,
as clear as the seven seas.

Short Memorial Day poem by peter Onyancha| Details | |

For Chinua Achebe

The gods have eaten your cake
But we still have it
Some with dirty hands
Stalking your pages
And others virgin hands 
Talking your pages
With seething hope

Above you a shrine, a wreath of letters.
The father of stories
Where children never sleep
The auditorium where curtains never fall
The age mate of gems

The gods have eaten your cake
But we still have it

Short Memorial Day poem by Peter Thomas| Details | |

Nothing to lose

Broken, Cold, Empty, Devoid of hope
These are the forgotten generation
These are the few who stood up
The young that fell for such a cause

Lost, scarred, unremembered,
These boys sent with hope of glory
Learn instead what it costs
To die a nameless death

Over they go with nothing to lose
Over they fall with nothing to lose
Over they die with nothing to lose


Short Memorial Day poem by Sara Kendrick| Details | |

Memorial Day

As the sun rises orange
Casting purple 'pon the clouds.
This is a day to remember
Our soldiers and be proud.

Many have gone before.
So that we can have life.
Look at their graves, too young
To even have a wife.

As the Dove coos, "Mournful."
The cock crows, "Wake up, day!"
Take just a few minutes 
And be thankful before play.

Memorial Day May 27, 2013

Short Memorial Day poem by Surajit Dahal| Details | |

Lovely were Those Days

I dream of lovely days,
The day I met you,
The chat we had, the love we shared
Jubilant were those ways.

The moment you called me up, 
Delicious was the tea,in my cup
Terrified were I, shocked and shiver,
Rattled with the waves of happy river.

We talked night and the day,
So much to talk, so new to know,
Sitting by the beach or the bay,
Cuddling by the chilling snow.

Short Memorial Day poem by Tessa Milne| Details | |

Marine

As his body slowly dwindles 
His mind sharpens even more
But memories, they cloud his thoughts
Bringing back his time of war.
The doctors describe the causes
Brain traumas and distress
They say that it’ll get better
His life won’t always be such a mess.
But what they don’t know how to fix
What he can’t explain
Is that the battle in Iraq 
was only the beginning of his pain.

Short Memorial Day poem by Matthew Anish| Details | |

Walk in the Park on a Spring Day

Took a walk over to 
     the small park 
Near my home 
   Sparrows hopping on the ground 
and squirrels running by 
    Brought some books 
along with me 
 intending to relax 
   but nature drew me 
and I watched  the sparrow 
   and the squirrel 
They are alive!
I am alive !
A spring day on New York's 
   Lower East Side 
  later on - A Memorial Day banquet
Looking forward.....

Short Memorial Day poem by Katherine Stella| Details | |

Prisoner Of War

                                                 prisoner of war
                                         captive combat soldier -
                                              longing for rescue
                                         







Tribute To
 P.O.W  /  M.I.A.
You Are Not Forgotten


Bring Em Home
Never Give Up Searching


 
Happy Memorial Day
Love Kathy And Jenny

Short Memorial Day poem by Eternal Victor| Details | |

4 - Messenger from the Dead

Alas there is no more confusion,
finally found my last conclusion.
Expect me as if Jesus will return,
from a ghost to a realm of concern.

Your dreams are portals like doors,
welcoming spirits into hasten wars.
Leaving the thoughts without trust,
keeping your fears in much disgust.

And though you sought no consequence,
deeds that confirm a wicked malevolence.
Awaiting in your nightmare of screams,
enjoy what is left amongst your dreams.

Short Memorial Day poem by Ifeanyi Bob Ekechukwu| Details | |

Your Kiss From Heaven

My heart longs to hug
and to snug
In ur warm arms.
Not to be left in darkness.
We used to snog
On the large log,
Feeling ur tenderness
And every sweetness
Of yours lips.
Your swaying hips
Astounded my senses.
There are no pedestals
Reserved in the heavens
For girl wit such outlooks.
You exist in my fantasy
Visiting in my fantasy,
For a gem I have lost.
Heaven's taken my best.
I need no other kiss
But your kiss
From heaven.

Short Memorial Day poem by Deepak Devkar| Details | |

In the Dark Moon Evening

In the dark moon evening,
Your memories had come.
To show that everything
Which we had done.

I was thingking then,
Which songs would have to listen.
I was remembering then,
The gifts which I had given .

Then I remembered our third meeting .
The blue-colored dress you had worn ,
Which resembled deep your eyes crying 
Near the fully grown field of corn. 

Your eyes were showing the regret ,
That you were trying me to forget .





Short Memorial Day poem by liam mcdaid| Details | |

Halloween night

Dearest brother in Heaven
I pray for you always
especially this time of year
as you are so very sadly missed
In everything we say and do
you live forever
inside peal drops
In a part of our heart's
held very precious dear bro
Every prayer 
wishing you happiness 
filled with joy dancing 
with the angels  



My brother drowned this night pulls  heavy in sadness Halloween night whilst on holidays with his children in Majorca a sad family time of year

Short Memorial Day poem by John Posey| Details | |

What Would You Have Me Do -- A Memorial Day Tribute

Oh gallant sons of glory, Whose years were so precious few -- In payment for the debt I owe, What would you have me do? If only I could hear, What question would you ask? To pay this debt of honor, Just what would be my task? Could your immortal spirits Meet me face to face, What would you have me do To calm your resting place? Could I breach the chasm of death And ask you to answer true, In payment for the lives you gave, What would you have me do?

Short Memorial Day poem by Luann Pfost| Details | |

not lost , not forever

in honor of David J. Bredesen

Three days after your arrival in Vietnam you were gone
but you are not lost to us, not forever 

Your parents who grieved so stand by your side now.
together you wait for the rest of us.
and you are not lost to us, not forever

our children who never knew you are asking us about you
about what happened and why and how we felt 
as we tell of you and the family I think they feel for a moment as we did then
 and you are not lost to us or them not forever.


Short Memorial Day poem by Stephanie Weeks| Details | |

Remembering 9-11

	Remember those who died for us,
Remember nine-eleven,
They left their families to save us,
They died and went to heaven.
	Remember the twin towers,
They once were there but now are gone,
Remember those who went to work,
Who never came home.
	Remember the God who gave us life,
Who can save us from death,
Remember He’ll never leave our side,
In sickness and in health.
	They left their family to save us,
They died and went to Heaven,
Remember those who died for us,
Remember nine-eleven.

Short Memorial Day poem by Stephanie Weeks| Details | |

Remembering 9-11

	Remember those who died for us,
Remember nine-eleven,
They left their families to save us,
They died and went to heaven.
	Remember the twin towers,
They once were there but now are gone,
Remember those who went to work,
Who never came home.
	Remember the God who gave us life,
Who can save us from death,
Remember He’ll never leave our side,
In sickness and in health.
	They left their family to save us,
They died and went to Heaven,
Remember those who died for us,
Remember nine-eleven.
 

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