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  1. 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.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. Trail Of Tears

    They walked miles on foot,
    Loosing loved ones on the way,
    Through grim, dirt and soot,
    Traveling night and all day.

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    This poem was a very nice poem. My ancestors traveled the Trail of Tears.

  7. The Man He Killed

    Had he and I but met
    By some old ancient inn,
    We should have set us down to wet
    Right many a nipperkin!

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  8. The Last Letter

    Poem From A Dying Soldier

    A tear ran down her cheek
    As she read the words he wrote
    His dad sat at the table
    With a lump in his throat

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  10. The Soldier

    • By Bec Shaxson
    • Published: June 2011

    He marches along the dirt gravel road
    His gun in his hands, his pack on his back
    His countries weight on his shoulders
    Wanting to go back...

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  11. A Letter Home

    Truth About Fighting A War

    I left home at seventeen to fight for King and country,
    I signed up to a hero's welcome and proudly marched away,
    We departed with pride in our hearts, sure we'd be home by Christmas,
    The Hun was an easy catch, at least that's what they told us.

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  12. Duty Calls

    • By Misty W. Cooper
    • Published: February 2006

    You're somewhere far away doing what you must
    we are left behind and told to be strong
    They say go whether is right or wrong
    duty calls...

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    I read this and thought about when my husband is on deployment and it was right on the money. Thank you so much for share this with all to read.

  13. Stop All The Blood

    • By Carlos Villalobos
    • Published: October 2011

    Restrain your anger
    And run to find some shelter
    Flames and eruptions
    Are there only reactions...

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