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Widow's Wipe Tears From Their Eyes

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Widow's Wipe Tears From Their Eyes

Upon the battlefield lamentation, sear
In war strife lands both far and near
There they sought to sketch in war, unclear
Though shunned those deaths which they fear

And of their deaths we will revere

The war had naught to do with slaves,
Nor in a world which Freedom lives and strives
Yet having seen this light before in other guise
But not without the cost of human lives

And of their death we will revere

And of this war which they did not choose
They sought the grains of hidden truth
NFL on bended knee’s they'll fail to soothe
While anthem plays; disgraced these players lose

And of their deaths we will revere

Within in the crowd a loudly cheer
When stars and stripes it did appear
A message send both loud and clear
Patriotism  will never disappear.

And of their deaths we must revere

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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