Learn More

Courtney Beaudry


Colors of the Nation


Underneath a protective blanket
Of red, white, and blue
The nation stands in humble pride
A nation once again anew
Colors walking in formation
Rifles on the guard
They are our soldiers
Protectiong our backyard
Following the footsteps
Of those who fell on soil stained in red
Who thought nothing of oneself
But of everyone they led
In times of peace
With arms lain down; people still they are
War may pain, and steal and take
But home's in heart, so never far
For a life-changing choice this is
And they accepted, now proclaim
To protect and serve the nation
To uphold in joy its name

Submitted: Tuesday, February 03, 2009
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Colors of the Nation by Courtney Beaudry )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Why Poet?, Sandra Feldman
  2. Man, Dilantha Gunawardana
  3. Kite, Dilantha Gunawardana
  4. A Middle-Aged First Kiss (2), Dilantha Gunawardana
  5. Misplaced Trust, Mr. Spock
  6. No Looking Back (A Follow-up Poem), Dr John Celes
  7. losing leaves, Leah Dodd
  8. Worthy, Galina Italyanskaya
  9. Often I Am Reminded, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  10. God Knows, Galina Italyanskaya

Poem of the Day

poet Sir Thomas Wyatt

Farewell love and all thy laws forever;
Thy baited hooks shall tangle me no more.
Senec and Plato call me from thy lore
To perfect wealth, my wit for to endeavour.
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Stafford's Cabin, Edwin Arlington Robinson
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Love After Love, Derek Walcott
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. And Death Shall Have No Dominion, Dylan Thomas

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]