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  1. Armchair Critic

    • By Robert Haigh
    • Published: February 2018
    An Old Soldier's Look At Life

    He is an armchair critic
    Who likes to watch the news.
    Staring at his old TV,
    He mumbles as he views,

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    Wow, I love your poem.. Hats off to your old forgotten soldier.

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  3. To The War Returning

    Thoughts Of A Soldier Going Off To War

    How blue are the eyes of my darling
    And warm are her lips ruby red.
    How white are her arms of enchantment
    That beckon me into her bed.

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  4. The Soldier

    • By Gary S. Spears
    • Published: November 9, 2019
    The Sacrifices Of Soldiers

    I pledge allegiance to the American Flag; forever may she wave.
    God bless those covered with her as they're lowered to their grave.
    We must not take for granted the freedoms that we share
    and the soldiers that protect us in our darkest hour.

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  6. Beat! Beat! Drums!

    Beat! beat! drums!—blow! bugles! blow!
    Through the windows—through doors—burst like a ruthless force,
    Into the solemn church, and scatter the congregation,
    Into the school where the scholar is studying,

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  7. Our Brothers We Shall Defend

    • By Justin Montana Williams
    • Published: October 2011

    To those whom I've fought with
    and to those I don't know your name,
    we fought by one another.
    You did not die in vain.

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  8. Battle Cry

    • By Ethan Patterson
    • Published: March 2018
    Losing A Friend During War

    Running through the battlefield, bracing for the bang.
    Cannons fire near me, metal swords go clang.

    Everyone I know and love could flash before my eyes.

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  10. The Charge Of The Light Brigade

    Half a league, half a league,
    Half a league onward,
    All in the valley of Death
    Rode the six hundred.

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  11. Soldier Daddy

    I am a small and precious child,
    My dad's been sent to fight.
    The only place I'll see him is in my dreams tonight.
    He will be gone too many days

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    I'm a Soldier Dad. Son of a Soldier Dad. Son of a farmer from Ohio. Son of a German immigrant who served in the Civil War, a butcher from near Berlin. My children are grown and yet the fight...

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  12. A Gunner's Lament

    • By Alexander Brush
    • Published: December 2011

    I was charged with their safety.
    My one and only task,
    To protect that convoy
    From that fatal blast.

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    My friend's dad was killed when one of his convoys was ambushed by terrorists. It's so sad to hear about soldiers being killed and never coming home. My friend hasn't been the same since.

  13. Different Uniform

    Two Sides To A War

    He sat in his foxhole,
    Fired his last round.
    Looked at his friend,
    Fatally wounded.

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