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Seems the Battles Never End

When I think of soldiers fallen in defense of our country To the Revolutionary War, my thoughts make their way Musket-toting volunteers from near and far To form a new nation, their guiding star... My heart goes out to the Civil War's slain To preserve the Union, from Maine and Michigan they came Falling in droves at Gettysburg and Shiloh God's grace in each place too late bestowed... WW1, WW2, Wars in Korea and Vietnam All tested the courage of the toughest of men Not to forget those who fell in Iraq and Afghanistan Seem's the nation's wars stretch end-to-end... And these maudlin words of mine on Memorial Day Won't raise up the fallen, or their widows repay

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Date: 6/2/2021 2:51:00 AM
This is truly a wonderful tribute, and a great job!
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Date: 6/1/2021 11:29:00 AM
Your tribute, thunders out loud Gershon! I believe the fallen heard your every word. Wonderful piece...ab
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Date: 6/1/2021 6:34:00 PM
Thank you for such a rousing endorsement, Anselmo.
Date: 6/1/2021 11:27:00 AM
The fallen can only be remembered as we tell their stories...life shortened. Their lives important!
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Date: 6/1/2021 6:35:00 PM
Yes, you are right, Kim. It's beyond sad though. Here's to those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Peace, gw