Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

STRONG OPINION ( 2017 ) 2017/07/21

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 2:52 am
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What is this hell that men call war

What is it they are fighting for

They’ve wasted so much blood and gore

We’ve known  it all and want no more !

 

I CAN’T FORGET ( 2017 ) 2017/03/28

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:49 am
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My heart got lost so long ago

How that occured I cannot know

It was that war, I often think

That took our values to the brink

The young, the old, the in-between

Not one of us escaped the scene

It hollowed out each living thing

And in our lives did chaos bring

We took the test and some did win

Although too many were done in

And there were those, ones that I  saw

Who ne’er returned forever more

Oh Lord I wish I could  forget,

I haven’t mastered that trick yet !

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*(  MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR II )

 

 

 

 

JULY 1, 1916 BATTLE OF THE CENTURY ( 2017 ) 2017/02/11

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:53 am
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There was a bridge in the Great War

That both sides had been fighting for

So many died in that one fight

From early morn to darkest night

Tis true that they performed their best

Though in the end all failed that test.

They died there by the River Somme

As back and forth all hell did come

Of Brits alone some price to pay

Fifty-eight thousand fell that day

Now this occured lifetimes ago

And none are left who really know

But tell me please if any can

What does this say about a man ?

 

 

 

ELI ELI LAMA SABACH THANI ? ( 2017 ) 2017/01/23

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:46 am
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There is a song the people sing

That praises God and glories bring

It is a hymn from times long gone

That we have pinned our hopes upon.

A darkened hill, a blood soaked cross

The ugly terror of our loss

A day that one cannot forget

That caused earth’s early sun to set.

It rent the temple’s curtain break

As trembling earth did mighty quake

While God to man anger displayed

Christ’s vow to us had long been made !

 

 

SIMPLISTIC ( 2016 ) 2016/12/07

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:26 am
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One cannot know just how I feel

About a war that was so real

There is no way I  will forget

All those sad days that haunt me yet

And sometimes when I’m in sleep land

The visions seem too close at hand.

I pray to God we’ll never know

The ugliness that from wars flow

Quite often when I’m at my ease

I beg of God, end all wars please !

 

 

RELEASE ( 2016 ) 2016/09/27

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:44 am
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The infamy of events gone by

Those scenes of the past that made us cry

The tearful times no one will forget

Sad memories that do haunt us yet

These are the shadows of all we hate

That we’ve learned to fear but much too late.

These agonies fail to go away

Increasing more with each passing day

Oh when, oh when will this madness end

Oh where, oh where does the blame depend

May the Lord above help us find peace

And from this anger grant our release !

 

 

 

 

OBITUARY ( 2016 ) 2016/09/05

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 12:51 am
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My heart is full it heaves a sigh

Too soon my love, we bid goodbye

I will to you one fact revealed

Your love should never be concealed

For words that you have left unsaid

Shall not be heard once you are dead !

 

 
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