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LONG LIVE THE BRAVE

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LONG LIVE THE BRAVE

To the forgotten soul that have ever lived For their families they have lost, a new nation conceived For their ashes scattered, one blood they bleed Blessed by their stories told and memories grieved Loved for their battles lost and wars achieved Their cowardess disregarded but courage believed Their fears covered by their bravery revealed Their sorrow wept, their lives appealed Whit their bodies torn, one nation they weaved One anthem they sing for lives they screamed In the doom of battles darkness a ray of hope they beamed As our last line of defense this is how they lead Now count the numerous grains of shapeless sand In the war torn widow’s hand, understand her internal misery As every mournful tear they wept is not a locked mystery ‘Cause every jagged grain is a lost memory This simple gesture is a constant ministry That the young blood perishes but the old bones live to tell the tale The more they ask why, the harder the grave fail To cover the brave As they salute, march and wave Not knowing so sorrow they will cave With their blood they will pave And our salvation they'll save Now on our hearts they'll engrave “WITH OUR LIVES WE GAVE” Now we say: “LOVING LIVE THE BRAVE!”

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  1. Date: 12/2/2013 8:04:00 PM
    Wow...one that brings the tears....

    sibiya Avatar siza sibiya
    Date: 12/3/2013 12:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Donna
  1. Date: 12/2/2013 7:57:00 AM
    sick piece Siza. the ink should keep dripping like this..and your comments on my work is appreciated with a big warm HUG. keep them poems coming..

    sibiya Avatar siza sibiya
    Date: 12/2/2013 8:05:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks... I will do if you keeps on keeping on... I say again we've got to colaborate sometime.
  1. Date: 11/1/2013 6:14:00 AM
    A masterful piece of writing, my friend ... I hope you are still writing. I lost contact with my Soup Mail for awhile but am now checking it daily... Your talent is missed here on this site..... Jake

    sibiya Avatar siza sibiya
    Date: 11/4/2013 12:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks... I think I'm having a bad case of writer's block. But I resently finished a little something, I'll be lodding it soon.
  1. Date: 5/19/2013 1:52:00 PM
    Siza, Congratulations on your Featured Poem of the week. Take Care *Linda

    sibiya Avatar siza sibiya
    Date: 6/21/2013 4:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks
  1. Date: 5/9/2013 9:49:00 PM
    Hi Siza, your poem is very enjoyable, :-) Wishing you a nice warm welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best in your writings. I hope you find this community to be one of the best. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself? If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please look me up by clicking on my name anytime you're on line. I'm looking forward in becoming your #1 poetry soup fan. Please keep me posted every time you post a poem <3 LUV ~*~SKAT"

    sibiya Avatar siza sibiya
    Date: 5/10/2013 6:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks! Will do
  1. Date: 5/8/2013 7:47:00 AM
    I like your salute to the heroes who fought for freedom, despite many hardships. When poems like these are written, it gives value to the sacrifices of our predecessors. Good writing, Siza! David

    sibiya Avatar siza sibiya
    Date: 5/8/2013 8:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you