Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

ECHOES OF ETERNITY ( 2018 ) 2018/05/31

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It little matters what we say

Moment to moment, day to day

Our time is come, we can’t forget

As one by one, our hearts regret.

The past we’ve known, that it may be

Sweet echoes of eternity,

As sad farewell must turn away

Our hope that begs a new today !

 

 

TO VICTORY ( 2018 ) 2018/05/30

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We’ve seen the shadows on the wall

Heard echoes of the clarion’s call

The battle signals rang out clear

To fall at last on hollowed ear.

There’s no mistake upon the ground

Or impact of each magic sound

While trumpets blow and blare away

This message for the latter days

A change is coming, wait and see

To wing the way to victory !

 

 

 

THEY FOUGHT AND DIED ( 2018 ) 2018/05/28

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 11:17 am
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There is this call that I now hear

It happens every time each year

The bells peal out and my heart cries

Takes all my strength to face goodbyes !

There is no way I can convey

The sadness that I feel this day

So many wars for all those boys

Who early left their childhood toys

To wear that uniform each chose

Before their lives came to a close.

So be it blue or white or green

Brown, khaki, tan or in between

Whatever color works for you

They fought and died, red, white and blue !

THIS IN MEMORIAM  1776 – 2018

 

 

 

BETRAY OUR DESTINY ( 2018 )

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To love our God and country too

Those are the things I chose to do.

To furnish aid to those in need

Encourage others to succeed

Grant help to many who deserve

To earn a chance to give and serve.

It’s true our nation must be saved

If we are to escape this grave

Of shattered dreams, distorted facts,

Repeated crimes and heartless acts.

Please rescue us and keep us free

Lest we betray our destiny !

 

 

 

 

SHARING LOVE ( 2018 ) 2018/05/27

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 4:24 am
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The smallest tot on Mommy’s knee

Now laughs and smiles each day with me

And through those hands plays  “I can see”

While sharing love quite easily !

 

 

CRIMSON PLUMES ( 2018 ) 2018/05/26

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In the distant fields, row on row

Where all the stalwart poppies grow

God’s crimson plumes wave in the breeze

Their masses reaching to the trees

Across the hills and o’er the plains

With multitudes of mounting aims,

Who’s heard the call both loud and clear

And knows the day of judgement’s near ?

 

ALWAYS ROOM ( 2018 ) 2018/05/25

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:58 am
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There is one thing I’ve learned before

There’s always room for just one more

It doesn’t matter where you’re from

Or of the distance you have come.

It’s of no consequence at all

If you are skinny, fat or tall

It matters not how old you are

Or if you are a rising star.

How wonderful that it would be

For all to share equality

Remembering that adage old

There’s always room for one more soul !

 

 
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