Alfred Joyce Kilmer

United States
Alfred Joyce Kilmer
United States
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Memorial Day

Rating: 2.7
The bugle echoes shrill and sweet,
But not of war it sings today.
The road is rhythmic with the feet
Of men-at-arms who come to pray.

The rose blossoms white and red
On tombs where weary soldiers lie;
Flags wave above the honored dead
And martial music cleaves the sky.
Above their wreath-strewn graves we kneel,
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Ray Schreiber 02 October 2009
This poem evokes memories of walks through military grave yards standard issue tombstones, exclamation marks at the end of a life that once served it's country. Well done.
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