Tag: veterans

My Motivation

What is it that drives you To go where few will go To take a stance for freedom That only few will know What is it that keeps you Focused on the task Always moving forward No one ever has to ask It’s something that’s inside me...

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The Lion’s Roar

Somewhere in the distance Echoing through the hills A sound that breaks the silence Is bound to give you chills More than just a symbol Or stories that we’re told Strength in thought and action Is an ideal that we hold Listen...

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Wall of Tears

Unless you had been there There are things that you can’t know Trying to forget memories But still they often grow Some things we want behind us The pain and toil of war And time with friends and family We only wish for more...

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The you you see is different The pieces not the same The one consistent feature Is the tag that bears your name You’ve learned to concur challenge You’ve learned to ward off harm But nothing can prepare you To lose a leg or arm...

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inspirational poems by Robert Longley