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  1. The Cage

    POW Camp In WWII

    A man walked up to me some time ago.
    He had a story he wanted me to know.

    He reached out his hand to shake mine,

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  3. A Soldier Died Alone

    Amidst the desert sands dawnings just begun,
    battle rages on, bombing veils the rising sun.
    A boy not yet a man holds a picture to his heart
    of loved ones not forgotten though oceans keep them apart.

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    War has never been a better way to resolve conflicts but peace. For while war leave people displaced, maimed and killed, peace sure does the reverse. This poem is so touching. I love it.

  4. 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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  6. Field Of Poppies

    • By Isabelle Hammersley
    • Published: May 2020
    A Tribute To Those Who Fought And Died

    Row upon row the poppies grow,
    Each one a symbol to brave men we will never know.

    They stood before us, they stood up straight,

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  7. A Soldiers Pray

    War In Eye Of Soldier

    Waves lap against our boat
    As we wait in the cold.
    Wrap ourselves in our coat,
    Waiting for the order to be told.

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  8. The Soldier

    • By Gary S. Spears
    • Published: November 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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  10. Brave American Knight

    • By David G. Moore
    • Published: November 2019
    A Forgotten Veteran

    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 rut.
    He was just another beggar holding out a shiny tin cup.

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    What a beautiful poem. God bless all the veterans: dead, alive, and the ones still fighting. To all of you, a proud salute, my prayers, and love.

  11. An Irish Airman Foresees His Death

    I know that I shall meet my fate
    Somewhere among the clouds above;
    Those that I fight I do not hate,
    Those that I guard I do not love;

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  12. Why Do They Fight?

    Why Do Veterans Serve?

    Veterans are men and women,
    who fight because they care.
    They give their lives to serve our country,
    by land, by sea, or by air.

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  13. Finding Peace

    • By John Baumgartner
    • Published: October 2016
    The Effects Of PTSD

    Turmoil covers my eyes and my heart.
    It never leaves me in day or dark.
    Combat changed me to this way.
    Hate and death seem to be with me to stay.

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