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  1. Defeat

    Poem On The Horror Of War

    Blood starts drippin' from the soldier's wound
    Seeps like sewage 'neath the politician's room

    Deep in the house, white fades to red

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    Very nice poetry. I am overwhelmed. The poet is great who understand teary and hearty feelings of the people towards our great soldiers.

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  3. A Mother's Wish

    • By Mary Hodges
    • Published: September 2008
    Come Home To Me

    My darling, words cannot say
    How proud I am of you today.
    You're beautiful, courageous, good, and strong.
    Taking up the cause to right the wrongs

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    This poem has risen my emotions, i have shed tears as i scrolled down the lines. However thank you for reminding me of my fallen soldier brother, Simbwa, who died of multiple injuries just...

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  4. Veterans Day Limerick

    There are times we want to forget,
    Like when troubles and sadness we've met,
    But this day in November
    We'll always remember

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    So many in my family went to war. And most came back. I am lucky and want to recognize all the people who have lost their lives to protect you.

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  6. PTSD Is Real

    The Trials Of The Veteran

    Behold the aging soldier. He's grown longer in the tooth.
    He wears the scars of battle that had squandered all his youth.
    Although his war has ended, he finds much to his dismay.
    The demons that now haunt him just don't seem to go away.

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  7. The Voice

    The Voice Of Freedom

    A young boy playing games of war,
    His imaginings filled with innocence, unaware of reality's horror.

    He heard a voice filled with cadences being sung like hymns,

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  8. 1914-1918 War

    Soldiers Bravely Giving Their Lives For Our Freedom

    They sacrificed their lives, entered the gates of hell,
    Onward they stumbled, while all around them fell,
    War weary, ragged, faces dirt encrusted, black.
    Impatient for the whistle, ready for attack.

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  10. Final Salute

    A Military Funeral

    The honor guard stands sentinel and stiff-backed.
    Their tears silently fall, for their brotherhood was forged in combat.

    One of their own will be laid to rest,

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  11. Fallen Heroes

    • By Roger Loiseau
    • Published: November 2019
    Poem About Honoring Military Veterans

    Fallen heroes one by one,
    In the news there's another one.
    Whether they fight or whether they are on call,
    It's time to thank them once and for all.

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  12. Mr. Leather

    In Honor Of Veterans

    From year to year he drifts alone.
    His story only few have known.

    About a boy who went to war,

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  13. A Soldier's Daughter

    • By Alisha Mcaleese
    • Published: August 2008

    When I first came into this world,
    You could not be there.
    But Mommy promised every night
    That you would always care.

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    My dad was killed weeks before I came into the world and only days before the horrible war ended, so he never knew the child he was expecting was a girl. I would give everything to give him...

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