Lest We Forget


I thought this poem was beautiful and a excellent read for Memorial Day.

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995818_10151610385705777_501601154_n Freedom isn’t free!

Tell the story to each generation or we’ll surely regret

Tell the story proudly lest we forget.

021 Lest We Forget-photo by Debbie

Oh say can you see by dawn’s early light

Francis Scott Key praying to see our flag with all his might.

All through the night the bombs burst in the air

British attacking, our men would not despair!

Holding the flag up with bodies of friends

Others standing all night our honor to defend.

Tell the story to each generation or we’ll surely regret.

Tell the story proudly lest we forget.

As dawn broke the next morning our flag proudly waved in the air

While prisoners awaiting to be freed cried, “Is it still there?”

“Yes, It’s still there,” cried Francis Scott Key.

Our men fought valiantly for you and for me,

Paying for freedom they willingly found

The price was their blood flowing freely on the…

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