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Posted - 09/11/2018 :  08:30:43  Show Profile  Visit Mac's Homepage Send Mac a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Remembrance (If not for those)

If not for those who gave their lives
On countless a foreign field
If not for those who were injured for others
With wounds, that never healed

If not for those brave men and women
And animals as well
If not for those that fought our enemies
And for their countries fell

If not for those, where would we be now?
I really do not know,
If not for those, we may not have survived
And have had the chance to grow

If not for those prepared to fight
Who stood together as one
If not for those then we would have lost,
Evil would have won.

If not for those, just think on that!
What an enormous price we owe
If not for those, we remember with poppies
We should all, our appreciation show

If not for those, then in their memory
Let us all, repay our debt,
If not for those, who gave their lives for others
Let us not Forget

Mal Thomas August 2018 All Rights Reserved

Dream, Hope, Believe, Do


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Posted - 09/11/2018 :  17:24:57  Show Profile  Visit janhedger's Homepage  Send janhedger an AOL message Send janhedger a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Indeed If Not for Those - such a powerful repeat message though this poem.


We cannot stop, because if a single one of these men were taken and shot, that would be our fault - Edith Cavell
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