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  1. The Life Of A Soldier

    We have an understanding, you and I.
    We sit in silence; nothing needs to be said.

    I know the weight you carry.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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.

  7. Soldier Boy

    • By Neil Smith
    • Published: August 2017
    Gratitude To Those Fighting For Their Country

    Soldier boy, I see that you're hurting in disguise,
    Showing no pain, but I see it in your eyes.
    I know the pain that runs deep, and you feel it every day.
    I see the fear in your eyes that never goes away.

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  8. 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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  10. Clutches

    • By Hunter J. Fowler
    • Published: July 2016
    Poem About When A Father Leaves For War

    There's a little boy standing by the fence with a flag in his hand.
    He's sad and confused; he doesn't understand.
    He watches his daddy turn and head up on the bus.
    He watches him go and doesn't even fuss.

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    This poem was beautifully delivered. Every word you wrote created a picture in my head. Well done.

  11. 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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  12. Our Military Troops

    • By Penny D. Whitwell
    • Published: March 2016
    Acrostic Poem About Our Military Troops

    Off to war in the
    Utmost of places.
    Racing around everywhere to

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    Very compassionate poem, I'm very impressed. Thank you for supporting our U.S. military.

  13. Chained Together By Fate

    • By Kayleigh Q
    • Published: September 2015
    Poem About The Links We Create

    Links
    Bonded together
    Never broken
    Rusted, yes

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