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  1. 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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  3. Fade To Light

    A Wounded Soldier

    Today is another day of patrols
    These days all seem the same
    That is unless we see action
    Unaware that would be today

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  4. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. While You Were Gone

    • By Vanessa M. Gutierrez
    • Published: February 2006

    While you were gone, I sat around and was not sure of what to do.
    You were my life, my soul and with you, here I had control.
    I never thought that I would be left on my own.
    Even though, I know it's not long before you return home....

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  10. 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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  11. You Will Be Remembered

    • By Anna Smith
    • Published: March 2009

    I don't know that uniform that was once on your back
    Or the medals you could have worn
    Or the family that loved you
    That were broken up and torn....

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  12. The Western Front

    • By Jake Cooper
    • Published: February 2010

    At the Western Front where we defend
    Among the dead bodies of foe and of friend
    The guns and their bullets fire evermore
    That is the sound of the Great World War...

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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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