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Rated: 13+ · Poetry · Contest Entry · #2285398
Honoring Our Veterans Contest - November 2022
We need to honor our
veterans daily. Their duty, remember,
is to protect us from harm. For that,
they are to be commended. When we
receive threats from other countries,
they try to keep us safe. When bombs
are dropped around our servicemen,
they advise us on what to do. Someone
always dies when they're in battle; it
doesn't matter what they've said or done.

It's good to give them a sentry when they're
fighting for our country. They stand tall with
a rifle in their hand; they don't shoot
without a command. Without wrinkles,
their uniforms are spotless. When they
go on their endeavors, they're coming back
with a splendor of joy. Showing the strength
of camaraderie, they hold their head up
high; their bravery cannot be denied.

Their great achievements and awards
are excelled by their prominent stature.
It wasn't easy for them to be in battle.
To indwell the propensity of the fires that
they must face, they are saving lives.
They ran for cover during tough times, as
they saw their best friends die before their
eyes. Our servicemen protect our borders,
therefore, they deserve our respect and credit.

I appreciate their service. I thank them
for serving our country. I pray that
miracles will happen in their lives. I
welcome them home. I pray
that they will have a nice place to
live and have good medical, dental,
vision, and hearing benefits. They
must have a roof over their heads.
Continue to be brave and strong,
no matter what. Their smile is worth
millions, and it's worth every cent.
Veterans need to be honored.

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Written by Anna Marie Carlson
Thursday, November 17, 2022

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