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Contributor: Lou J. Klaiber || Poem Categories

The Many and the Few

country as flag
History asks questions
of the many.

History
has a way of forgetting
the few.

The truth of courage
remains...
and the warrior
walks on.

Finds a woman... loving
and true.

Their child
shall be called...
Liberty!

... and so
I walk in silence
and alone.
To welcome the sunset.

Welcome the embrace of darkness.

Dawn shall whisper my name.

Love shall remember me.

America will wipe away
a small tear from her eye...
... and say once
and for the last time...
my name.

I...
am a son,
... once again
... son of my own child.

I...
am the son
of Liberty!
By Lou J. Klaiber
Copyright 2002
Listed November 5, 2009
 
Lou served in Vietnam in 3 Corps Vietnam during 1965 - 1966 as a Sergeant E-5.

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