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Ode In Memory Of The American Volunteers Fallen For France

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(To have been read before the statue of Lafayette and Washington in Paris, on Decoration Day, May 30, 1916).

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Ay, it is fitting on this holiday,
Commemorative of our soldier dead,
When -- with sweet flowers of our New England May
Hiding the lichened stones by fifty years made gray --
Their graves in every town are garlanded,
That pious tribute should be given too

To our intrepid few
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Fabrizio Frosini 10 November 2015

and he fell, too.. at 28.. an ode in memory of himself, too stay blessed

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