THE FALLEN

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  • Mandi
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THE FALLEN

We step carefully gently over the fallen

They do not stir from their eternal sleep

At one time, brave and true, now they rot

Decaying as all of God's creations do

Never again to rise up to defend their homeland

Majestic flags unfurl in the warm wind

Blowing across their  countrymens' soil

Soil enriched by their soldier's blood

Flowing across land tracts forever dedicated to their deaths

Families yearning to bring back their beloveds, but

Our shoes fill with God's miltary nectar as

We stop and bid one final farewell

And march away arm in arm with our comrads

Lusting to take our place among the fallen

 





















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JonTalbain commented on THE FALLEN

02-04-2013

A Sad truth, but we must all face the Reaper one day. What better way than to do it serving your country. I am proud to be a veteran and if I had any other choice, I'd still choose to lay it on the line for the American People

Mandi

02/04/2013

sorry to say that code of ethics has lost its appeal to many of our youth - the truth is our latest run-ins with other countries who blame us for nearly everything that goes wrong with this world are actually the one thing that ties us together as one common front - in some cases, it works just the opposite thank you for reading

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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