My Favorite Colors

 

                    

                                             Of all the colors of man and nature,

                                             the red, white and blue of our nation’s

                                              banner are still my favorites

 

                                                      GOD BLESS AMERICA 

                                                                 And all who have served!

                                      SAM_0732 (2)

 

                                                                           “Thanks to Those Who Served”

                                                                                 When each day, that we awake,

                                                                                   and it’s freedom, that we find.

                                                                                   let us all, give thanks to those,

                                                                                       who gave to it, their time.

                                                                                     Some, gave to it their blood,

                                                                                  some, even gave to it, their minds,

                                                                                      thank the airmen, the sailors,

                                                                              the guardsmen, and grunts, of all kinds.

                                                                                       They came from all religions,

                                                                                              and every continent,

                                                                                        mothers and fathers proudly,

                                                                                            their children, they sent.

                                                                                         To defend, all our freedoms,

                                                                                        that have been, so well defined,

                                                                                          thank the airmen, the sailors,

                                                                                 the guardsmen, and grunts, of all kinds.

                                                                                           From, every race and color,

                                                                                              and gender, you will find,

                                                                                          they were there, when needed,

                                                                                        some, leaving all, they had behind.

                                                                                        So, when each day, that we awake,

                                                                                            and it’s freedom, that we find,

                                                                                            thank the airmen, the sailors,

                                                                                     the guardsmen, and grunts, of all kinds.

                                                                                                                         Jack Downing

                                                                                                                         June 2009

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About poemsandponderings

Hearth and Health are wonderful things and if you're without either such sorrow that brings So I cannot express enough thanks to my Lord and to my family and friends for the support you afford! ~Jack Downing~
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