Memorial Day

Planets warned
A distant traveler
Not to come
Too near—
Risk being drawn in,
Burned up;
The nature
Of atmosphere;

Even those
Tilling our soils,
Fishing our seas,
All of those
We aim to please
Know at times
Of Nature-wraths,
Tears on trails
Where broken paths;

Yet some
Have made it down,
Now buried deep
In hallowed ground;
Seeing in bright
Destiny
A chance
To lift men
Predetermined to be free;
As miracle
Streak across the sky
Lofty spark
To capture eye;
Strengthen the heart
Of one about
To die;
Calling others
With battle cry
To do war’s
Horrible deed—
Though you fall
He is raised
And with God
Will speed;

So little shooter—
Light weapon drawn—
If passing too near
Linger in sky—
While we thirst—
And then follow
As we do Christ;
Unselfishly give
Pay ultimate
Price,
For others
To freely
Live.

Memorial Day

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