Veterans Beneath the poppies they lie, our fallen protectors, who gave their lives to stop foes from near and far from taking God-given rights to life and liberty. In the throes of battle they never failed to take down the enemy, ’till snicker-snack, their match met, one unlucky sword thrust took them down. Up they got to fight ’till a bullet catch– then to earth they went, eternal sleep bent. Their eyes close on this churned up battlefield, then open on a field of poppies meant to greet their tired souls. Red flowers reveal their memory honored by those they saved, their struggle ends now … Continue reading Veterans