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Forget me not

by Bill Chance, 2001. Remember rockets red glare bombs bursting in air gave threw the night that our flag is still there. Our forefathers reminder of a price to be paid and responsibility to inherit the United States. Rockets red glare bombs bursting in air Words fallen on ears unwilling to hear. deaf no more …

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Dirge for Two Veterans

By Walt Whitman THE last sunbeam Lightly falls from the finish’d Sabbath, On the pavement here, and there beyond it is looking, Down a new-made double grave. Lo, the moon ascending, Up from the east the silvery round moon, Beautiful over the house-tops, ghastly, phantom moon, Immense and silent moon. I see a sad procession, …

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