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Sharing a Memorial Day memory-Let us all remember

Saturday, May 29, 2021

by Diane L. Penrose

It's not about the parties
Or picnics on the beach
It's in memory of those who have fallen
Just now beyond our reach

The men and women of past
Who gave of life and limb
To protect the freedoms that we enjoy
Our right to believe in Him

From our forefathers of yesteryear
To Grandpa in "forty-one"
Dad in Korea and Vietnam
A brother in Desert Storm

As you lounge beside the pool
Or stroll along the shore
Take a moment to reflect upon
Those that are no more

Take a look around you
At the life you hold so dear
Just a moment to remember
And you'll find that they're still here

Š 2005 Diane L. Penrose. Permission is granted to send this to others,

with attribution, but not for commercial purposes. (Via Mikey’s Funnies)
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