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The Oath of Honor

It takes less than a minute To say how you will live Serving well with honor With every breath you give These words aren’t spoken lightly The oath defines your ways And the respect you have to uphold the law Throughout all of your days Holding close the values Where you protect and serve Always with integrity And never will you swerve It is these highest standards That will help you grow and shine As you take your place in uniform Part of the thin blue line – Oath of Honor The Oath of Honor is an inspirational poem...

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Everyday Heroes

You might see them in uniform Or maybe not at all But know they will be there When they get the call No talk of guts and glory More like protect and serve A symbol of devotion And respect that they deserve These are everyday heroes These men and women in blue And don’t forget the working dogs They are heroes too Know that if you need them A hero will be near To help you in the darkest times And take away the fear   Everyday Heroes is an inspirational poem by Robert Longley.  This is about the...

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The Real You

What is it you’re waiting for The mountain to come to you Time to get your life in gear To do what you must do Cast aside the trappings The shell that held you in Time to be a butterfly Your new life must begin Find a new vocation And change the path you’re on Coat with paint the canvas Until all the pain is gone Flex your wings there’s something new A direction you must try Time to show the world what is really you It’s time for you to fly Sacred Poems – The Real You The...

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The Heartbeat of the Waves

Surf and sand invite us The heartbeat of the waves Always there in motion For all of mankind’s days Will you just enjoy the sound Or maybe set your sails Letting go your sight of land To be among the whales Others journey deep below To see what life exists And maybe meet a parrot fish Who surely should be kissed Maybe sit and close your eyes And remember times of yore And know that time is precious As we wish that there was more Sacred Poems – The Heartbeat of the Waves The Heartbeat of the Waves is an...

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To Serve Again

When through the act of circumstance A life’s course is changed We simply must find what’s important As our world is rearranged We are not the limits The physical world defines Change is only truly present When we see it in our mind Some times we find our greatness When in our darkest days Learning what is possible When we think in other ways In the end we overcome And we learn to serve again Discovering our true calling As a new life does begin Sacred Poem: To Serve Again Sooner or later most of our lives are derailed.  Maybe...

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inspirational poems by Robert Longley

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