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The Anonymous Dead

I’ve never lost a comrade
and I’ve never been to war
But I know the things you fight for
I recognize the core
I don’t believe in God
to me he’s a wrong idea
and yet every night I pray
for the stars to shine more clearly
I know they cannot guide you
or show you where to go
but they can make the night seem brighter
and shed a piece of hope.

All the things you protect
make you honourable men
You will go to heaven
for fighting battles of hell
people call you soldiers
and salute you as you go
grateful that you’re strong enough
to turn and face the foe

This is how I thank you
a poem in an anonymous head
I believe it’s as good as any
dedicated to all who fought and bled
soldiers of time
The Anonymous Dead

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This is my way of honouring all the soldiers who has fought or will fight for freedom.

I have fears that I may cease to be.

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Comments

  • Ushna Sardar
    Ushna Sardarabout 5 years ago

    i like the flow Kirstine!

  • madvlad
    madvladabout 5 years ago

    with so many sides to god claimed by all so many boxes he is put in why would you not be confused rid your self of all of them but your self and he or she it is a personal gold you seek there was one who said the kingdom of god is within it is to you for we live and die as one with that feeling if we wonder why we are in the dream or nightmare you can still love others all the while seeking your self and your god of heart look into the endless nights sky and ask what was the need for life of knowing just to evolve the night knows it self it does not need us so who what power said you need to be here/ not the ones who say they are god by saying there is no god of creation i know god personally not in a box not in a rule but in only love it self for love can not be put in a box either yet love is and is real to the lover beauty in all your words and ponderings pax to your seeking

  • Beata Belanszky Demko
    Beata Belanszk...about 5 years ago

    I love it Kristine!

  • PJ Ryan
    PJ Ryanabout 5 years ago

    beautiful

  • HisWindsong
    HisWindsongabout 5 years ago

    Well written and stated.

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful!!!

  • wingsoffire
    wingsoffireabout 5 years ago

    A beautiful dedication to those brave men and women!

  • skinnyman
    skinnymanabout 5 years ago

    Very well said Kirstine :)

  • Yvonne Churchley
    Yvonne Churchleyabout 5 years ago

    Along with you I salute them all :))

  • goldylonglocks
    goldylonglocksabout 5 years ago

    depth and passion.
    meaning and soul
    thank you

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