Shalom Freedman

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We Are Defended By Those We Do Not Know The Names Of - Poem by Shalom Freedman

WE ARE DEFENDED BY THOSE WE DO NOT KNOW THE NAMES OF


We are defended by those we do not know the names of -
And when one is killed
We know the name for a moment,
Before leaving the long memory to the family-

A few it is true – special heroes-
Have stories and names that remain through the years.
But mostly the dead are anonymous
And the wounded and the injured too.

And a country and a people goes on in freedom-

While in this family or that
Which we will always pray we will not be among
Pain and Loss Forever.

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  • Terry Craddock (1/11/2017 11:34:00 PM)


    'A few it is true – special heroes-
    Have stories and names that remain through the years.
    But mostly the dead are anonymous
    And the wounded and the injured too.

    And a country and a people goes on in freedom-'

    the commonality of our lives, with without comrades heroes achieve little, we pray for peace and enjoy shade under the trees by the river
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 4, 2010



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