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Brave American Knight
by David G. Moore
 
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...

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Categories: appreciation, dedication, freedom, hero, veterans day,
Final Thoughts
by Marsha Smith
A kettle of vultures spiral
above the undulating waves of 
hot air over Baghdad
like rotor blades thudding through 
vaporless skies
dry as sand scoured bones
stripped pearl by...

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Categories: anger, angst, health, introspection, veterans day, war,
The Ballad of Mr No Legs
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
I got no legs
Ain't I pitiful
Wheel me around all day.

Boil me an egg
Pancakes, a griddle full
Then watch me worm away....

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Categories: america, courage, death, dedication, veterans day, war,
A Gift of Freedom
by Johnny Martinez
Upon the deadly battlefield
Where honors won and death is sealed
Brave soldiers stand their ground
Where all that counts, can there be found
Disciplined soldiers, fearless men
Never again...

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Premium MemberCombat Clothes
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Combat Clothes

While in combat you
Wear military issued
Green camouflaged clothes you wear

You in service in
Another country in wars
Green camouflaged clothes you wear

11/21/17
written words by James Edward...

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Categories: abuse, america, soldier, veterans day, war,
Premium MemberGirl of Saigon
by Vee Bdosa
GIRL OF SAIGON
I've seen death every day in a tropical rain,
I could tell you about it, but I can't take the pain.

There's a path through...

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Categories: veterans day, world war
Red Poppies Of Flanders
by Deborah Burch
Red Poppies of Flanders

Digging trenches 
Dawn to dusk
Forcing shovels 
In the dust...

Weather's freezing 
Clothes to skin
While it's raining,
Yet, again...

Rank and muddy 
Head to toe
Slip and...

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Categories: conflict, courage, freedom, hero, veterans day, world war
D-Day
by Johnny Martinez
As the sounds of war loudly  roar
	The thoughts of Freedom began to soar
For on that day of infamy 
	It changed the course of history...

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Premium MemberRemember us
by Melissa Tracy
We sit at our booths outside businesses looking for donations
We could use a little help from our beautiful nation
Don't be discouraged if you haven't ...

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Women in Military Service for America Memorial
by lim'rik flats
Oft overlooked veterans,
of EVERY American war
The Medal of Honor, 
one woman only ever wore.*

Women in Military Service,
a concept slow to grow.
Unrecognized, under-compensated,  
yet, always...

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Categories: america, freedom, god, memorial veterans day,
Premium MemberI AM KNOWN AS OLD GLORY
by Don Pettinelli
I am a banner that stands for hope and freedom,
I've been around for over 200 years,
I am the flag of the United States of America,
I...

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Categories: conflict, dedication, emotions, england, veterans day, war, women,
Forever Remember, Lest We Forget
by Nick Trim
In 1914 those aged between 18 and 55
Had no option or choice in life.
In 1939 those aged between 18 and 44
Had to defend home and...

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Categories: courage, dedication, hero, memory, veterans day,
Premium MemberOur Brave Young Men
by John Gondolf
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...

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Premium MemberMy Veteran's Day Tribute
by John Gondolf
To the servicemen
who paid with their life
to ensure our freedom again
and to live without strife.

Your sacrifice I commemorate
in my humble way
and your memory I celebrate
on...

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Categories: courage, freedom, giving, soldier, veterans day, war,
Premium MemberOn the front
by doug pederson
 On the front

Shuddering sounds echoed over the battle front
Smoke rose from the cannon’s barrage of fire
Distal vision blunted from the bursting bombs
Cries of pain...

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Categories: freedom, remember, soldier, veterans day, war,
Premium MemberIn my boots
by doug pederson
In my boots
In my boots I saw them fall
Their names engraved upon the wall
Some had family and some had none
Flags are lowered for those lives...

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Categories: death, emotions, freedom, soldier, veterans day, war,
Premium MemberFreedoms wagon
by doug pederson
Freedoms wagon


Misty rain falls upon  those paying their respects
Does not forestall the march of this kind
Fellow soldiers followed the horse drawn wagon
headed to the...

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Categories: dedication, hero, remember, remembrance veterans day, world war
Honor True Heroes
by CC Browning
Before you are flippant to an old wrinkled soul.
Remember they were once innocents, barely 18 years old.
Ill trained, unprepared, sent abroad, to a land unseen.
To...

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Tell Them
by Tricia Lucas-Clarke
Go to the wall and read the names
Go to the wall and stand
Go to the wall and shed a tear
For those that saved our land.

Stand...

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Categories: america, basketball, death, dedication, veterans day, war,
Premium MemberGod Bless America
by arthur vaso
In the courts of sport and entertainment
They have forgotten the scales of justice
Lacking honor for those who gave life and limb
Sacrificing blood, and buried with...

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Categories: freedom, remember, soldier, symbolism, veterans day, war,
Premium Memberremembrance of our veterans
by doug pederson
Remembrance of our veterans

Of all the best, there’s many at rest
What matters most, they stood their post
They are the brave, they did not waive
To those...

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Categories: patriotic, remembrance day, tribute, veterans day, war, world
Premium MemberTommy Atkins
by Jeff Martin
Look at Tommy go. 
See Tommy fall, 
row after row. 
Cut down by Maxim guns. 
Sacrificial victims for the Huns....

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Some Gave All
by Maryanne Dunne
SOME GAVE ALL
 
Some gave eyes, arms and legs,
all predestined by their fate.
Some gave up dreams, their youth,
and women who wouldn’t wait.
Some lost it all,...

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Duties Reward
by Damian Cranney
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...

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Faces
by Steven Siegel
  Faces
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The thing about faces is they can say 
a lot more than just words
some like the guy on left his must 
be full...

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Categories: appreciation, celebration, courage, dedication, veterans day,
The Brave Ones
by Katelyn Pugh
Soldiers are brave
Some are at the grave 
Our flag still waves
And their still brave
We will salute the ones at the grave
And never forget the brave
We...

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Categories: america, emotions, hero, identity, veterans day,
Ah, Unpraised Soldier
by Andrew Crisci
The tall veteran
wears a comouflage faded cap 
and dark shades to hide
his smooth, scarred face: doesn't he wish
that somebody shook his hand...
ah! unpraised soldier!


Written on...

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Categories: veterans day, world war
Crosses
by Gene Mariani
Crosses stand in silent rows
Stretching across sun-drenched fields.
White faces reflecting sun’s morning bright
And shadow moon’s quiet light.
Thousands rest in peace
Their lives given for peace.

No more...

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Categories: america, blue, memorial day, veterans day, war,
That Empty Chair
by bella Holt
Sometimes it seems
like it was a series of dreams-
that day when I wore that dress of white
and the world had finally felt so right 
then...

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Categories: adventure, appreciation, bereavement, celebration, veterans day,
Premium MemberRemember Me I Am a Soldier
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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...

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Bonfire Night
by Robin Cain
It were bonfire night in 1910,
when fireworks first lit the night,
streets that were dark in shadows,
now suddenly fulsome and bright.

Bairns scattered as the bangs blew...

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A Man of No Words
by Donal Mahoney
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...

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Categories: appreciation, death, emotions, international, veterans day, war,
Premium MemberShadows In The Mist
by Mavis Jackson
All those that have fallen,
Their silenced feet march on.
Lives given or stolen,
They have not really gone.

Listen for my son’s voice
Amidst the rustling leaves,
He bravely made...

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Categories: america, father daughter, mental veterans day,
On His Special Day
by Connie Joffe
[On His Special Day]

On his special day, I am still here to share him with you.

I am so proud of the man… 
That will give...

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T'ERROR'ISM
by unfathomd B.A
Do I define terrorism
as a state of spiritual vandalism?
Or is it a group in minority
expressing their superiority
by murdering and sucking up humanity,
As a deity watches...

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