Monday, June 26, 2006

Old Glory

She may be torn and tattered,
But, still our flag flies free;
Bought with a price, she proudly waves,
For all the world to see.
She will not be defeated,
Forever she will stand;
As Liberty, Freedom, and Justice,
Ring throughout this land.
The stars and stripes a symbol,
Of a country who still prays;
In God we trust... Our flag still stands,
America... Home of the Brave.
~Allison Chambers Coxsey, 2001

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Emily said...

Thanks for the link on the injured soldiers. I forgot to tell you that and I wanted to thank you because I missed the story in the strib. Have a great day. Thanks for your support.

William K said...

Allison I love what you are doing. Did you write this? I wish more people would show their respect for the flag. Well enough said on that, keep what you are doing. I am a disabled veteran. I retired from the Army in 1990. I support the flag were ever I go and I bet you do to. I have to go Bye William C. Kirby SSG Ret U.S. Army

chrys said...

A truly patriotic effort. Thanks for being there. We're neighbors in the "Patriot Voices" webring.

proud fan said...

Thanks to you all for your coments - they are appreciated very much!
William K. - I am not the author of the poem, just wanted to share it with others because I like it so much!

Thank you all for your continued support for our troops and for your support of my site!

Anonymous said...

this flags across the nation link is really neat - thanks for the tip

Carey said...

cool poem