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Premium Member Veterans Day in US - Remembrance Day in CDN - Eleven Eleven - Part One

My name is Garfield Edward George, better known as (Gap). I was born on the 26th day of March in the year 1921 in the town of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. I am here on this...

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Categories: veterans day, remembrance day,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member The Valley of Echoes I At the Edge of the Valley of Echoes
(1)         At the Edge of the Valley of Echoes

Little is written of The Valley of Echoes 
Though many have halted at Valley’s edge 
For few there are...

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Categories: veterans day, fate, gothic, humanity, judgement, prison, surreal, veterans
Form: Free verse
A Man of No Words
Virgil comes to group therapy every week in his pick-up truck with his dog, Buster, standing in the bed of the truck. The sessions are held for veterans of Korea and Vietnam. Quite a few...

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Categories: veterans day, war,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Remember Me I Am a Soldier
I'm on my way, to save the day;
On a bus, then on a plane I'm on my way;
to a war to defend an unknown territory
to defend them children, women and men;
fighting for rights and freedoms
while...

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, bereavement, celebration, soldier, veterans day,
Form: Ballad
The Forgotten Voices
The date
July Twenty Eight
The year, 1914
The War which we feared 
It began, something we could not foresee
This date, still haunters me
To this very day
Those bewailing screams
And those traumatic scenes
Words to do not to justify 
The...

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Categories: conflict, courage, depression, military, veterans day, violence,
Form: Free verse



memories of a Green Beret
Memories of a Green Beret

“Where have all the soldiers gone, Long time passing,
Where have all the soldiers gone, Long long time ago,
Where have all the soldiers gone,
Gone to graveyards, every one.
When will they ever learn?
When...

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Categories: history, nostalgia, veterans day, violence,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Veterans Day US - Remembrance Day in CDN - Eleven, Eleven - Part Two
I wrestled with my conscience for some time as I watched more and more able man from our town enlist in the navy. I spent many sleepless nights wondering how I could live with myself...

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Categories: veterans day, remembrance day,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Letter To My Hero
  


November 19, 2001


Dear Doc and Doris,

	It’s been such a long time since I’ve seen you. I believe it was some years ago at the Sims reunion. That was several years before we moved...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: childhood, growing up, inspiration, memory, veterans day,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member In Remembrance of Veterans Day 8x8
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Categories: veterans day, conflict, hero, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tips For Modern Poetry
TIPS FOR MODERN POETRY TO BUDDING POETS OF ALL AGES

Dear Budding (novice) Poet: First of all, welcome to the wonderful world of 'word weaving'! Second, don't be offended by the words budding and/or novice. We...

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Categories: veterans day, poetry, writing,
Form: Prose
Latest Epic poem pleasing astectics
Wicked Romancer a provocative Prince of fanatics in the dramatics of fashionable word's. 
 Giving orgasms of mind unique one of a kind pleasures of my rhythms in rhymes. 

Mesmerizing feelings of exquisite emotions written...

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Categories: veterans day, adventure, appreciation, cool, crazy, leadership, life, may,
Form: Rhyme
Duties Reward
Smoke wafted across the village,
The swack,swack, swack, sound
Of a helicopter inbound, 
was heard,
Grass and dust churned and curled,
As it landed, 
Amidst the carnage caused,
By it’s crew now disbanded,
The horrors of war, 
are but dreams when...

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Categories: abuse, dream, veterans day,
Form: Verse
A Reformed Daughter of the USA

Perhaps it was a bit of old moral Navy nostalgia misting from Dad's brow as he taught us moral just rule.
At times in my life, honoring my father and mother; one of the ten commandments--...

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© Cindy Lu  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: veterans day, absence, dad, freedom,
Form: Narrative
May Life Bless You
May life bless you with real freedom, 
Keep enjoyment as your place, 
May you find your own confidence, 
From your education and your space;
May you entertain discernment,
Whilst fulfilling your desires,
And may platitude be rescinded, 
By...

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Categories: veterans day, business, care, character, courage, discrimination, emotions, freedom,
Form: Lyric
Thola Africa
In the raging sun of summer time
The blowing wind of the winter
In the harvest time of sweet autumn
The divine feeling of the spring touch
We are still African, the heart of Africa
We are the soft snow...

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Categories: veterans day, africa, america, anti bullying, black african american,
Form: ABC
Wounded Soldiers Returned From Iraq
              -Thinking of Iraq Ware Veterans on Veterans Day-

The day after the terrorists attacked our country, I joined the military and was...

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© Su Ben  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hero, veterans day,
Form: Epic
AMERICAN SOLDIER RISE
A FOREIGNER ASKED THIS QUESTION OF ME
“WHERE CAN I IN U.S. FIND SOLDIER TO SEE?”
HIS ENGLISH WAS BROKEN, BUT CLEARLY RECEIVED
YET, HOW COULD I BEST EXPLAIN WHAT I BELIEVED
THE ANSWER I GAVE TO THIS QUESTIONABLE...

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Categories: thank you, usa, veterans day,
Form: Prose
Brave American Knight
 
Driving home one day after hours of monotonous office work,
Saw a man sitting by the road; looked as one down on his luck.
Paid small notice to the figure; my lonely life was in a...

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Categories: character, hero, strength, tribute, veterans day, war,
Form: Rhyme
Reg Everson
Kitted out with a uniform, I felt the part, 
But the deesire inside is always the art;
I was enlisted as a pilot under training, 
And inoculated, vaccinated in yearning. 

The medical exam asserted no divinity,
And...

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Categories: courage, death, history, tribute, truth, veterans day,
Form: Heroic Couplets
VA DEATH WAITING LIST - Update - from original post 05-15-14 Shinseki Resigns - Actually Fired
Below is my original post from 2 weeks ago, President Obama has 
announced that VA Secretary Shinseki has resigned "voluntarily" from
his position, but let's face the fact the President fired him behind closed doors
so that...

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Categories: abuse, death, veterans day,
Form: Narrative
Solomon Mahlangu: My Blood will Nourish the Tree that will Bear the Fruits of Freedom
(special thanks to a friend who shared this tribute to Solomon Mahlangu)



Solomon Mahlangu: My Blood will Nourish the Tree that will Bear the Fruits of Freedom:



Solomon Mahlangu was trained as an MK soldier with a...

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Categories: veterans day, black african american, courage, death, dedication, education,
Form: I do not know?
9 11
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Categories: veterans day, america, city, death, discrimination, grief, hate, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our Brave Young Men
Throughout history from time to time, our country has gone to war;
they called upon our brave young men to enlist and join the corps. 
Some of the men were called by draft; while some enlisted...

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Categories: courage, dedication, hero, memory, military, veterans day,
Form: Rhyme
I am an american soldier
             
 They didn't ask for pity - they didn't ask for praise! 
 They didn't ask for medals - or military parade!
...

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Categories: veterans day, angst, appreciation, celebration, inspiration, soldier, song, veterans
Form: Free verse
The Ghosts Behind the Graves on Omaha Beach
They were young then, now they would be old men looking across an empty beach, the sun at their back; for many this would be their last day to grow old; dead in the water;...

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© Steve Zak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, dedication, hero, history, veterans day, war,
Form: Narrative