Memorial Day


To those who have defended and fought so that I could be free,

To those who have been shipped out to the desert or lived at sea,

To those who have given greatly and paid the ultimate fee,

To those who have sacrificed heavily to the highest degree,

To those who have lost their lives to war in our country’s military,

To the families that hold their memories and the absence they carry,

We honor you today with this nationally appointed decree,

Memorial Day is to remember you, and I’m sure we all can agree,

Words cannot express the depths in which we wish to thank thee,

So with all respect, honor, and dignity…

We simply stand tall,

and SALUTE thee!


Copyright © 2012 Andrew Hildreth


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