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Summer Sandercox

(4/15/1990 / albany, ny)

A Soldier


There is discipline in a soldier
you can see it when he walks,
There is honor in a soldier
you hear it when he talks.
There is courage in a soldier
you can see it in his eyes,
There is loyalty in a soldier
that he will not compromise.
There is something in a soldier
that makes him stand apart,
There is strength in a soldier
that beats from his heart.
A soldier isn't a title any man
can be hired to do,
A soldier is the soul of that man
buried deep inside of you.
A soldier's job isn't finished after
an 8 hour day or a 40 hour week,
A soldier is always a soldier
even while he sleeps.
A soldier serves his country first
and his life is left behind,
A soldier has to sacrifice what
comes first in a civilian's mind.
If you are civilian -
I am saying this to you.....
next time you see a soldier
remember what they do.
A soldier is the reason our land
is 'Home of the free',
A soldier is the one that is brave
protecting you and me.
If you are a soldier -
I am saying this to you.....
Thank god for every soldier
Thank god for what you do.

Submitted: Tuesday, July 07, 2009

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  • Kala Wilson (9/15/2012 10:04:00 PM)

    My brother is a solider and he is getting deployed on Nov 9th and he is my only brother and is my baby brother at that. He is my hero my rock my everything and i appreciate when people recongize and appreciate what they do. Thank you so much love it so much. LOVE YOU MY SOLIDER MICHAEL! ! ! XOXOXOX GOD BE WITH U ALL! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Martin O'Neill (2/17/2012 5:21:00 PM)

    This is the same poem as that written by ty bohls 2 years earlier. Are you the same person using a different name? Or did you just copy it? (Report) Reply

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