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  1. They Were

    • By Tammi James Kantola
    • Published: December 2015
    Poem About The Victims Of Sandy Hook

    Dedicated to the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary

    They were the ones who made us smile
    And blessed our lives for a very short while.

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  3. What Will You Remember?

    • By Susan Vidd
    • Published: April 13, 2021
    Changes During The Pandemic

    What will you remember
    of the days we could not play?
    When things were very different
    from just the other day.

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  4. Alone Together

    • By Victoria Calleja
    • Published: May 29, 2020
    Hope In The Time Of Corona

    There are gaps and walls between us,
    Yet we're close because we care,
    And the distance is diminished,
    For there's one enemy we share.

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  6. Acorn

    • By Darren C. Mossman
    • Published: March 27, 2020
    Poem About Hope In A Time Of Pandemic

    The spring was a ghost, as winter wither'd away.
    The bird's song was vapid, the flowers awaited May.
    Alone we all sat, windows locked and shutter'd,
    afraid of our neighbours, our bread went unbutter'd.

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  7. Free!

    • By Matthew C. Doll
    • Published: November 8, 2020
    Spending Time In Nature During The Pandemic

    I awoke to a pestilence, a pandemic across the nations,
    Feeling anxiety, fear, and seeing massive condemnation,

    Thinking, pondering, how could anyone thrive?

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  8. A Brave Nurse, That She Is...

    • By Kimberley Thomas
    • Published: May 13, 2020

    A brave nurse, that she is.
    She faces her fears for us,
    By whipping on her scrubs and gloves
    Each day with no fuss.

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  10. Half-Staff

    • By Jennifer R. Owens
    • Published: September 2019
    The Recent Shootings And Our Flag At Half-staff

    Today our flag is flying low
    as teardrops stain its cloth,
    mourning yet another day
    so many lives were lost.

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  11. Coronavirus - At War

    Our political views mean nothing,
    There are no sides to take.
    Both young and old must be prepared
    To fight for all our sakes.

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  12. School Tragedy

    • By Betty Ferguson
    • Published: November 17, 2019
    Violence In Schools

    Who could have foretold the horror
    At Sandy Hook that day
    When precious lives were taken?
    Their futures were stolen right away.

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  13. When I Look At The American Flag

    • By Brandon Piazzola
    • Published: May 2008
    Pride In Living In America

    When I just even glance at the American Flag, I feel a surge of pride.
    The stripes and stars gleam in the morning as we put it up to rise outside.

    I think of the people long ago fighting for our rights.

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