Memorial Day Poems



You have now found the Memorial Day Poems for all of our Veterans will warm your heart, stir the emotions and be able to interpret them into words. Today is November 11th and people in the United States, are celebrating Veterans Day, which is also known as Armistice Day. Veterans Day is a day to honor and celebrate the veterans, who have defended their country.This year it is on 30th May 2011.










Memorial Day Poems

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But it is also a day of sadness, because there are so
many that have lost their lives trying to defend
their country. Veterans Day is a National holiday since 1938.

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God Bless Our Native Land

God bless our native land,
Land of the newly free,
Oh may she ever stand
For truth and liberty.
God bless our native land,
Where sleep our kindred dead,
Let peace at thy command
Above their graves be shed.
God help our native land,
Bring surcease to her strife,
And shower from thy hand
A more abundant life.
God bless our native land,
Her homes and children bless,
Oh may she ever stand
For truth and righteousness.
Oh may she ever stand
For truth and righteousness
Frances E. W. Harper

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I think there is a higher office than president
and I would call that patriot.
Gary Hart

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That Fateful Fourth

Our will was strong, our want was great
Let freedom reign, what better fate
We journeyed long from Plymouth Rock
The time was clear to end all talk
That fateful fourth our courage showed
Americans - and how we glowed
We won the right to be self known
Our independence, clearly shown
The test of time has stood us tall
Through bravest hearts, some forced to fall
We’ll always cherish those we’ve lost
Their gift to us, their total cost
Today we face another foe
And stand together, all do know
Please often pray to God above
He’s seen our hearts, He knows our love
Roger J. Robicheau

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Memorial Day Poems

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We often take for granted the very things that most
deserve our gratitude.
Cynthia Ozick

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When Memorial Day began, the war dead were placed front
and center. The holiday’s original name, Decoration Day,
came from the day’s main activity:
leaving flowers at cemeteries.
More recently, the last Monday in May, and the weekend
preceding it, has come to mark the unofficial beginning of
summer for many. Along with parades doused in red,
white and blue, cook-outs in the backyard and excursions
to the local beach fill the long weekend.

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It’s easy to take for granted the freedom when they have
never had to take you.
Dick Cheney

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Purple Heart

Each Purple Heart shall always be
A part of freedom’s history
Hold deep inside a fervent pride
For all who gave, the brave who died
They showed their best for liberty
They stood for us with certainty
Their wound of war, their Purple Heart
Each dared to care and do their part
Some bore a wound which took their life
While others lived past war’s honed knife
True patriots, they faced their call
To keep our nation strong for all
Deep scars of war are carried by
Those who return, and those who cry
Pray for the brave, their loved ones too
Thank God for heroes - all of you
Roger Robicheau

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Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. This means
a strong desire to live in the form of readiness to die
GK Chesterton

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