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Veterans Day Salute

For those who lost their lives in battle.
Their photo still rests upon the mantel.
They gave their lives, to fight for freedom.
They gave their lives, with spirit and wisdom.
Army boots and bags.Navy Seals and rags.
Air Force wings and badges.Marine Corps
boots and buttons.Helmets of steal which
truly toughen.Toughen the fighting men who
wish to be free.Remembering the lives we
lost for freedom.Remembering the days
we had to dig in.While fighting the wars on
land and sea.Defending our flag, for the
right to be free.A twenty one gun salute, for
all our brave men.Who battled at war, until
the very end..

Veteran's Day Poetry By Kim Robin Edwards
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  1. Date: 11/27/2013 10:13:00 PM
    Kim Thanks for remembering! great work!

  1. Date: 11/11/2013 1:54:00 PM
    I appreciate this poem, Kim. I guess this is the first Veterans Day that I haven't written a poem in a long time. I've tried, but words just wouldn't come. It's a bit complicated. Thank you for this one.

  1. Date: 11/8/2013 9:17:00 PM
    Thank You For The Wonderful Comments,,Applaud The U.S. Soldiers.. Who wish to be free.. Which Includes the entire military..[Army/Navy/Air Force & Marines]:

  1. Date: 11/8/2013 4:03:00 PM
    This is a great write, thanks!!!

  1. Date: 11/8/2013 3:34:00 AM
    - Welcome to P-Soup, Kim Robin ! - Nice to read your first poem here. - Hope you will have much pleasure to be with us. - Wishing you good luck - have a nice day! - (Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours). - My first greeting to you from Norway. - I will come back to read more.... another day :) - oxox / /Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 11:47:00 PM
    Hello New Poet Kim R:) thank you for the blessing poem. -A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. Dropping by to invite you to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -Looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@

  1. Date: 11/7/2013 11:15:00 PM
    Kim Robin E , Your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers, one of the most honorable poems I've ever read!! Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT