Lest We Forget - Poems of Remembrance and Honour
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Remembrance Day 2010

A Need for Silence

No different now than years gone by
For freedom, still our soldiers die
So we can live.

Risking safety once again today
Enemies encountered on the way
To a successful mission.

Road side bombs; bullets flying
Hear their screams; hear the crying
Of those we love.

Helicopters swirl desert sand
Rescuing yet another man
Whose life is threatened.

Flags we fly and poppies wear
Emotions held, we now can bare
Just how we feel.

So many wars; so many lost
Left alone we wear the cost
A poppy red.

They gave their lives to defend
Say a prayer for it to end
And always, REMEMBER.

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Jacqueline Black
2010

 
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