Claire V. Bogdanos

POEMS….THOUGHTS…..MEMORIES

IN HONOR OF ( 2018 ) 2018/09/09

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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.

 

 

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

 

 

 

OH ABSALOM ( 2018 ) 2018/05/09

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 4:31 am
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Sometimes the world is full of gloom

Its sadness darkens every room

The seasons change, they come and go

From springtime’s warmth to winter’s snow.

Days roll on by with no account

Midst tears and sighs in great amount

And justice finds it needs a place

To challenge evil’s false embrace.

What was has been and is no more

Once lost will never be restored

The saddest words that one can say

Oh Absalom, you’ve gone astray !

 

 

NO COWARD IN VICTORY ( 2018 ) 2018/04/27

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 4:19 am
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I sailed down mem’ry lane today

Reviewing things that we might say

And thought about it long and hard

I wonder, have you embraced God ?

Since you and I did not agree

On ways each handled destiny

I’d like to think we shared a view

Of all that would be right to do.

Now you’ve been gone for quite awhile

You earned your honor hero style

This is one lesson you’ve taught me

There’s  no coward in victory !

 

AMONGST THE LIES ( 2018 ) 2018/04/21

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:49 am
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When I look up into the sky

So full of creatures that do fly

Where images that catch my eye

May mix with clouds here passing by.

Imagination can’t restore

What it is we are searching for

That special something most adore

A secret gift behind each door.

The world is full of guile and guise

Beneath the sea, above the skies

We live in times of great disguise

Truth is hidden amongst the lies !

 

WE MUST BELIEVE ( 2018 ) 2018/03/23

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 3:22 pm
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We are the home of heroes, every color, every size

But who are those now making this effort to minimize ?

It’s been our own courageous patriots who’ve built this land

A place where citizens can work together hand in hand

This homeland where the people have the freedom and the choice

To fly the flag, sing the song, say the pledge or raise their voice !

 

WE MUST BELIEVE ( 2018 ) 2017/12/05

Filed under: POEMS.....THOUGHTS.....MEMORIES — bogdanosclaire @ 10:01 am
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We are the home of heroes, every color, every size

But who are those now making this effort to minimize ?

It’s been our own courageous patriots who’ve built this land

A place where citizens  can work together hand in hand

This homeland where the people have the freedom and the choice

To fly the flag, sing the song, say the pledge or raise their voice !

 

 
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