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Laying a Soldier to Rest

Sagely silent woman half smiles Man blathers on and on and on Abject grief traveled many miles Death has come to their precious son Solemn church has six empty aisles This brave soldier has long been gone Sagely silent woman half smiles Man blathers on and on and on Dressed up child looks at dull gray tiles Wishing she could blink and be gone Outside window a gentle fawn A teen's cell phone now butt dials Sagely silent woman half smiles

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Date: 9/17/2021 3:51:00 PM
It is lovely, Caren. Your words flowed within every line. Congrats on this being made POTD!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 9/18/2021 10:43:00 AM
Thank you Sandra *whee*
Date: 9/5/2021 6:28:00 PM
A real interesting POTD! Congratulations, dear poet!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 9/7/2021 3:14:00 AM
Thank you Kim. I appreciate it.
Date: 9/5/2021 11:24:00 AM
Like Ann, I somehow missed out on this POTD. A genuine view of how things happen in our muddled world. ~ Gershon
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 9/5/2021 2:47:00 PM
You saw it now so thank you
Date: 9/5/2021 10:52:00 AM
I somehow missed this POTD. Congratulations! A beautiful poem that tells the way things usually happen. I faved it.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 9/5/2021 2:47:00 PM
Thank you Ann
Date: 9/1/2021 7:58:00 AM
Such a beautiful tribute to soldiers...Caren, belated congrats on your POTD honor... Hugs... ~ Ani
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 9/2/2021 6:30:00 AM
Thank you Anitha. It was a fabulous surprise.
Date: 8/31/2021 6:11:00 PM
Such a moving poem! Well deserving of POTD!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 8:59:00 PM
Wow! Thank you! I am honored.
Date: 8/31/2021 5:34:00 PM
CONGRATULATIONS, Friend! You are so deserving of this honor!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 8:59:00 PM
Thank you Hank!
Date: 8/31/2021 5:02:00 PM
"This brave soldier has long been gone" This thought touches my heart deeply. So many have been long gone and their bravery recognized. Such a tender tribute to the fallen. Congratulations Caren, on Poem of the Day. Hugs, Brandy
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 8:59:00 PM
Thank you Brandy!
Date: 8/31/2021 12:11:00 PM
My congrats for your POTD.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:00:00 PM
Thank you Victor!
Date: 8/31/2021 9:40:00 AM
Excellent Caren!! Congratulations for POTD :)
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:02:00 PM
Thank you Heidi.
Date: 8/31/2021 8:03:00 AM
The cold solitude of grief, congrats on POTD, Caren
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:02:00 PM
Thank you Unseeking Seeker. My daughter is a soldier.
Date: 8/31/2021 7:56:00 AM
Caren, a wonderful tribute and so full of emotion. Congratulations on POTD~ Warren
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:02:00 PM
Thank you Warren.
Date: 8/31/2021 6:48:00 AM
Congratulations on POTD, Caren. To many have died :'(
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:02:00 PM
Thank you Eve.
Date: 8/31/2021 6:37:00 AM
To every soldier ever laid to rest God bless. Congratulations Caren on poem of the day… Belle
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:03:00 PM
Thank you Belle
Date: 8/31/2021 6:35:00 AM
Caren, wonderful and congratulations on receiving POEM OF THE DAY enjoy the honor ~ love and serenity _Constance
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:03:00 PM
Thank you Constance
Date: 8/31/2021 4:47:00 AM
Great write. Wish wars would end for ever. Congratulations on your well deserved Potd. Enjoy the honour and day
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:03:00 PM
Thank you Rama
Date: 8/31/2021 4:07:00 AM
- A great tribute, Caren :) - Congratulations on your p.o.t.d. :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:03:00 PM
Thank you Anne-Lise
Date: 8/31/2021 12:37:00 AM
The way the world is it won't be the last time we lay our brave servicemen and women to rest. We salute them all. Congratulations Caren on POTD, enjoy the honour. Tom
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 9/1/2021 1:24:00 AM
I use potd detector lol
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/31/2021 9:04:00 PM
Thank you Tom; you are always the first to congratulate everyone on POTD. I wonder how you always know first?
Date: 8/30/2021 9:31:00 AM
This is a splendid, artful roundel, Caren. I wrote one for a recent AP contest, and when I got back to the contest, it was over! Oh, well.....loved your's.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/30/2021 6:28:00 PM
Thank you my friend.
Date: 8/30/2021 7:39:00 AM
Caron, Oh, this poem, in honor of the fallen. If there was any pride in death a soldier would wish for such a send off. Least it would for me. Half smiles, six aisles, & butt dials... sublime. A Fave. -Richard
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 8/30/2021 6:28:00 PM
Thank you Richard.