We will always remember

  Memorial Day

It is the Soldier

It is the Soldier, not the reporter
Who has given us freedom of the press.

It is the Soldier, not the poet,
Who has given us freedom of speech.
 
It is the Soldier, not the campus organizer,
Who has given us the freedom to demonstrate.

It is the Soldier, not the lawyer,
Who has given us the right to a fair trial.

It is the Soldier, who salutes the flag,
Who serves beneath the flag,
And whose coffin is draped by the flag,
Who allows the protestor to burn the flag.

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2 Responses to We will always remember

  1. teresa says:

    allan, as always, very touching & poignant. & as always, emailing straight to my Dad, who knows so much more about the valor, the courage, the soldier.
    happiest day of memorializing our veterans. teresa

  2. Scott Jones says:

    God bless all of our brave young people in the armed services. Far away from home, and in harm’s way, they are brave, loyal, and professional.

    They will never forget their honored fallen.

    It is up to us to always remember them, those brave young people, who died so that the rest of us could live free.

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