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Their Spledor Gone, Who Will Tell Their Story

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Their Spledor Gone, Who Will Tell Their Story

Their years have slowly slipped away,
A nation’s heroes now with heads of grey
Once strong bodies, now weathered and weak,
‘tis’ the solitude of grave’s-rest, they seek.

They willingly went to face war’s deadly strife
Preserving liberty, their Country’s way of life
Impeach not Their war’s heavy toll
Grant mercy upon these warrior souls.

Sought they neither honor nor the glory
A goodly deed, for them a worthy story
Their splendor gone, they’ve faced their misery
A momentary trembling for threads of Liberty

Honored soldiers they gave their best
One by one, they’re being laid down to rest
With ribbons and medal pinned on their chest.
Upon the battlefield valor well expressed.

Upon their solemn graves, a nation owes
The noblest wreath let us bestow
A righteous throne in paradise,
From life’s travails they shall rest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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