The Guardian by Richard (SP)

Poems expressing prideful thoughts about being an American ... and/or ... inspiring fellow Americans to express their pride for the USA.
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The Guardian by Richard (SP)

Post by Patriots » April 7th, 2018, 7:07 pm

The Guardian

Amid the families, I am a myth
Amid the soldiers, I am their testable fate
Amid the ancestors, I am a reality
Amid the first shots, my services are called

Amid the regiment, I follow dutifully
Before their deaths, I pray for them
At their deaths, I carry their weight
Amid lost souls, I am their patron

Amid the darkness, the light for all
Amid crying relations, another one who cries
Amid the demons of earth, fearless angel
The duty lies on my shoulders
For I am a patriot

Richard (SP)
12th Grade
Copyright 2006
Originally Listed 11/14/2006

Poem "recognized for creative excellence" by School District of Lee County, Ft. Myers, FL