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A New Awakeningcountry as flag
Remembering September 11, 2011A New Day Dawn Is Breaking
A new awakening
From a day in which the world cried
A day when the assurance of security died
Through tears of sadness
America torn by despicable terror Godless
Out of the mouth of darkness
One day of weeping
One day of mourning
The fabric of a nation rent
Sounds of terror around the world sent.

A New Day Dawn Is Breaking!
There is a new vigor in this land reborn
Blossoms rising from the heart of the thorn
In renewed spirit
Renewed unity
Renewed patriotism
In this land of the free
From brave brotherhood sworn
Liberty will this home of the brave adorn.

A New Day Dawn Is Breaking!
Americans picked themselves up
Dusted themselves off
Rolled up their sleeves
And with grim resolve began the rebuilding
To a new purpose lives dedicating.
To the precept "This will not stand" resolving.

A New Day Dawn Is Breaking!
Watching TV, I saw Americans working together
Bonding together
In a way I had not seen in far too long
Amid rising strains of freedom's song
Feeling renewed hope in their country
Moving towards recovery.

America was knocked down
But did not stay down.
We got back up again
Pulled weary bodies through conflagration's din
As the world watched listening
Through tears of sadness saw a new spirit growing
A New Day Dawn Is Breaking!

It was amazing!
Fire-fighters, policeman, doctors volunteering
Just ordinary people help tendering
Coming forth extending
To their fellow man loving
For this nation baptized in fire and spirit
Would not ever, ever, ever quit!

A New Day Dawn Is Breaking!
This may be the hardest pill
For Osama Bin Laden to swallow,
And the world will send him the bill
For his malicious evil hollow
For he has some big debts to fill
But this hate monger
Made America stronger.
His act of vile terror actually helped America!

A New Day Dawn Is Breaking!
He got Americans again to start pulling
Together
Bonding
Together
Caring
Together
Hoping
Together
Having new purpose united
A partisan spirit for hope of liberty renewed
Supporting
Defending
By patriotic glue brought closer
Which will our nation's wounds knit faster.

O yes, A New Day Dawn Is Breaking!
So I'd like to give Osama Bin Laden
My hand in thanksgiving
For America invigorating.

With a stick of dynamite in it of course!
By Gary Jacobson
Copyright 2001
Listed June 4, 2010

About Author... In 1966-67, Gary Jacobson served with B Co 2nd/7th 1st Air Cavalry in Vietnam as a combat infantryman and is the recipient of the Purple Heart.

Gary, who resides in Idaho writes stories he hopes are never forgotten, perhaps compelled by a Vietnamese legend that says, "All poets are full of silver threads that rise inside them as the moon grows large." So Gary says he writes because "It is that these silver threads are words poking at me � I must let them out. I must! I write for my brothers who cannot bear to talk of what they've seen and to educate those who haven't the foggiest idea about the effect that the horrors of war have on boys-next-door."

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