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Arlington

Contributed by ingeniusidiot on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016 @ 10:53:58 AM in AEST
Topic: dedicatedpoems



Arlington

Row upon row
White crosses gleam and glisten in the sun
Apart from a gentle breeze
There is only a deafening silence
For even the birds quiet their singing
Out of respect for the resting dead

Every cross has a story
Bearing a burden of a nation loved
Despite not being related by blood
Every soul here is considered family
Whether it was during time of war
Or under an ever weary peace

With every step taken the sense of honor
And sacrifice is overwhelming
For a few gave all
So the masses can take for granted
What the fallen fought so valiantly to protect
God Bless America!
2016




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Re: Arlington (User Rating: 1 )
by duff on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016 @ 11:28:44 AM AEST
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This hit home for me being a marine myself as well as my grandfather. Also, my entire family has served in all of the different branches. Arlington is sacred ground for many and you did a great job capturing it. Your imagery gave me goosebumps. Great piece of writing.

semper fi
duff


Re: Arlington (User Rating: 1 )
by JamesStockdale on Thursday, 24th November 2016 @ 08:49:50 AM AEST
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What a great poem. I don/'/t live very far from there. You summed it up beautifully.
Bravo!

James


Re: Arlington (User Rating: 1 )
by hauntedscorp on Friday, 25th November 2016 @ 07:32:01 PM AEST
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Beautiful. Thank you for posting.


~Scorp


Re: Arlington (User Rating: 1 )
by unknown_utopia on Saturday, 26th November 2016 @ 07:19:33 AM AEST
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Excellent
thanx for sharing.....


Re: Arlington (User Rating: 1 )
by JamesStockdale on Thursday, 17th January 2019 @ 01:45:17 AM AEST
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I had to read it again. Awesome.
I hear the song of freedom in the background as I read this. I see it as a sign....hmmm




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