Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

IN HONOR OF ( 2018 ) 2018/09/09

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 2:23 am
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See our blest flag at half staff flown

Whence seeds of valor there were grown

To honor heroes who have died

For God and man and nation’s pride !

AMEN.

 

 

REMAIN TRUE ( 2018 ) 2018/08/25

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 5:53 am
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There is an echo that we hear

It speaks to all both loud and clear

Remember for each time we fall

The will one needs to stand up tall

Lies in the grace of God above

Who showers us with selfless love

While all we’re asked our lifetime through

Is to His virtue, remain true !

 

JUST AND FAIR ( 2017 ) 2017/09/28

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:58 am
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The night outside is dark and cold

I am so tired and far too old

Oh how I wish that I could sleep

But we have promises to keep

For in this world of let’s pretend

A few may care but more must mend.

 

Take a deep breath for a short while

Lift up your spirit, try a smile

Remember that the Lord is there

Depend on Him, He’s just and fair !

 

 

 

 

DOWN TO A MAN ( 2017 ) 2017/03/31

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:04 am
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Our lives are cast in many ways

With results for all of our days

No one may change what has begun

For history’s been set and done.

We hope and pray we do not fail

And of our strengths we shall avail

So each will do the best he can

To fill that role down to a man !

 

 

THE LIE ( 2017 ) 2017/03/24

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:40 am
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When I was young and not so smart

I fell in love and lost my heart

It didn’t take too long for me

To learn that love’s not always free !

No matter what, I can’t explain

Why life holds passion in disdain

We’re told true love will never die

For many that becomes a lie !

 

 

OBLIGATION ( 2017 ) 2017/01/22

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 7:34 am
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Isn’t it amazing we are living on the brink

With each and every moment of how we breathe and think

We’ve been taught to earn our keep in the old fashioned way

And we are growing better with what we do each day

The lesson we have learned is that God is always there

While He watches over us and does our burdens share !

 

DATELINE: HOBOKEN, N J, USA ( 2017 ) HALLELUJAH ! 2017/01/07

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 8:15 am
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EXCUSE ME but that’s my song they’re playing !  This morning at 5:58 AM, I was astounded by a tasteful display of the Star Spangled Banner, a beautiful panorama of Martin Luther King Jr., a montage of war memorials in D.C. and a moment of silence.  All of this on Fox Cable Network News TV as they commenced morning broadcasting.  I almost jolted out of bed however people my age never jolt anywhere at anytime !  I sat, I rose, I appreciated !  Well now here am I sharing this experience with my world at large, no basket over this light !  It’s like a reveille call.  I do not know if it qualifies, but I’m going to enjoy this show and thank the new incoming administration for reviving our waning patriotism !  Perhaps there is the hope that it is catching.  That would be heartening, thank you !  I already feel 10 pounds lighter, how about you ?     Sincerely,         Claire B.

 

 
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