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  1. 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.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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.

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  10. 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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  11. There Is No Such Thing As A Happy Ending

    • By Julia
    • Published: November 2008

    where red poppies lay,
    bodies decay.
    people pray,
    for their loved ones passed away....

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  12. Because Of The War

    • By Nikki
    • Published: May 2015
    Poem Sharing Difficulties Faced By Military Families

    I had a man long before the war,
    Now I sit crying on the floor.

    And yes, we still talk every day,

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  13. My Brother At War

    • By Virginia Thom
    • Published: February 2006

    I am so very proud
    Of how he turned out to be
    He is out there standing his ground
    Fighting for our country...

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    I found out recently that one of my brothers had joined the Army as soon as he left school. I am so very proud of him but it has made trying to contact him to express this more than difficult...

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