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Sunday, November 8, 2015

To Honor All Veterans

(picture prompt provided by Tess)
TO HONOR ALL VETERANS

Words are inadequate
to name the sacrifice 
of our world's veterans

Know the feeling
in these two words
comes
 from the depth of my heart

THANK YOU!

31 comments:

Mary said...

Yes indeed, words are inadequate....but they are the best way we have! Thanks for the reminder.

Kathe W. said...

thank you!

Lowcarb team member said...

Yes, To Honour All Veterans ... My thanks too.

Well done Gail

All the best Jan

Donna said...

Wonderful and so well penned!

Donna@LivingFromHappiness

http://www.livingfromhappiness.com/poetry-sunday-goodbye/

Sanaa Rizvi said...

This is such a wonderful tribute :)

Delores said...

Nicely done.

Theresa Milstein said...

I agree--words are inadequate, but you did well.

brudberg said...

Only in the voice of poppies can we sing

Debbie said...

PERFECT!!!!

Sherry Blue Sky said...

A wonderful and heartfelt tribute.

camp and cottage living said...

Amen to that!

Carol Campbell said...

You have fittingly honored them!

thotpurge said...

They deserve to be remembered and honoured and hopefully through that we can dream of a peaceful world.

Truedessa said...

We should remember our veterans..a lovely tribute...

Keith Hillman said...

I think we all echo your words.

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Berowne said...

From the veterans, our thanks for your thanks...

DesertHen said...

Thank you never seems to be enough! Very nice post!

Wander said...

Thank you for sharing

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Words are indeed inadequate for all they have done and continue to do for us. I am so grateful for them.

SaraV said...

Absolutely! You have captured the sentiment so well. Words are all we have

TexWisGirl said...

very nice.

LindaG said...

Amen.

Ekta Khetan said...

beautiful!

Jae Rose said...

You are right there are no words to match the sacrifice and yet you have in a way - superbly

humbird said...

Short and meaningful poem!

Kutamun said...

Yes, it is they who do the heavy liftng

Usha Menon said...

A fine tribute.!

Bekkie Sanchez said...

And isn't it a good thing we have clever words to express all of our feelings?

Susan Anderson said...

Isn't this a sad and stirring image? I actually wrote a Magpie, even though I am still on nearly full-time baby duty..

;)

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Unimaginable, what they go through.

Kathleen said...

Much too big a sacrifice. Well done.

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