Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 9,542,109
VxPoem ID: 35930
Posted: April 23rd. 2009 12:40:36 AM
Honorable, Decoration Day
Age Group: Adult
Honorable, Decoration Day
Wanda D. Bruckner 4-5-2009
In 1866, decorated graves began from generosity-
By "Women's Memorial Association, " in Columbus, Mississippi.
Honorably, for the Blue & the Grey-
Contributing the birth, decoration of the graves.
The very first official Memorial Day-
Was acclimated on May 30, 1868.
Declared by Chief John A. Logan, respectfully-
Which was called, "Decoration Day, " originally.
Arlington National Cemetery held this celebration-
For our Armed Forces, in decoration.
All American Wars are honored since 1971-
But from the Civil War, this begun.
And so..we salute you, Army & Marines-
We salute the best you've ever seen!
We salute the Navy & Air Force-
Protecting country, freedom & liberty for us!
Thank you, our Special Forces who guard-
God Bless our Nation's Armory Guards!
Everyone who fought fearless & served each day-
Marks celebration for an Honorable, Memorial Day!
Author's Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
More Poems: ThirdEyeReOpened has posted 134 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about ThirdEyeReOpened - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: No, I have not opted to receive Pagan Invites! Please don't send me anonymous invites to groups, sales and events.
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2013 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.