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Lichen claimed the headstone As he lay there 'neath the ground, Long since tended, overgrown No flowers to be found. The grave was of a soldier His duty borne with pride, June the 6th '44 Was when this young man died. In this unkempt graveyard Sleeps a nation's son, Who paid the price, his sacrifice His actions, bravely done. Here lay but his mouldered bones For when he fell upon the sand, The Lord came to care for him And held his waiting hand. Entry for YOUR CHOICE,any form,any theme Poetry Contest Sponsored by Brian Strand. 5/6/2019. Placed =1st.

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Date: 6/5/2019 6:04:00 PM
Excellent poem! Powerful and well written :)
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Date: 6/5/2019 6:05:00 PM
Thank you Heidi. :)
Date: 6/5/2019 3:08:00 PM
Great first line and imagery! Congratulations!
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Date: 6/5/2019 3:14:00 PM
Thank you Kim. :)
Date: 6/5/2019 2:01:00 PM
Wow, awesome poem, Gary. Congrats on your most deserving gold medal win. A FAVE for me.
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Date: 6/5/2019 2:01:00 PM
Thank you Line. :)