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We Are
by Cliff McDuffie
Saturday, October 24, 2009
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For all those veterans and those who didn't return.

WE ARE

From Lexington to Baghdad
and places in between.
Our men and women, to us unseen,
stood proudly to repel the foe.
Oft maimed or killed
defending you and me,
on this great land
and far across the sea.
They died or limp today
as we proudly say,
God Bless America,
the land of the free.
Itís not been easy
to stand the ground!
Weíve made mistakes
of which we are not proud.
Still we stand true
for we fight the fight
for the Red White and Blue.
Those stars upon that banner
contain those missing souls.
Redís the blood they shed from
their many wet foxholes.
But pure is the white
that we strive to be
for people all over the world
like you and me.
Yes we often cry for those
with whom we can no longer be.
We are
the United States of America,
the land of the free.

October 2009



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Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 10/26/2009
Nicely done, Cliff.

Anna
Reviewed by JMS Bell 10/24/2009
...AND THROUGH IT ALL...WE WILL REMAIN...ONE NATION, UNDER GOD, WITH LIBERY AND JUST FOR ALL...WE ARE! WONDERFUL...SO INSPIRING AND ENJOYED. THANKS FOR SHARING AND BLESSINGS. JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 10/24/2009
Cliff, this is really beautiful. Patriotic and so true. Great job. Glad you're exercising that talent of your after a dry spell of not writing.
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