Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Do you Remember?


This Memorial Day, Connecticut Republicans thank the brave men and women who sacrificed for our freedom and safety.

While we remember those who gave their lives to protect ours, please consider making a donation to the Friends of Fisher House, or your favorite veterans' charity.

A Memorial Day Poem

by C W Johnson

We walked among the crosses
Where our fallen soldiers lay.
And listened to the bugle
As TAPS began to play.

The Chaplin led a prayer
We stood with heads bowed low.
And I thought of fallen comrades
I had known so long ago.

They came from every city
Across this fertile land.
That we might live in freedom.
They lie here 'neath the sand.

I felt a little guilty
My sacrifice was small.
I only lost a little time
But these men lost their all.

Now the services are over
For this Memorial Day.
To the names upon these crosses
I just want to say,

Thanks for what you've given
No one could ask for more.
May you rest with God in heaven

From now through evermore

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