Walk On

The Champions Who Walked Among Us

Poem by an Unknown Soldier Written During WWII


Hello Everyone,
Here is a beautiful poem that will touch your hearts. In view of all that is happening today, this poem still applies.
Shalom,
Patricia

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Today’s post is a little different. As Rememberance Sunday, I thought I should post something topical, something that will allow us to remember those who died, and what they fought for.

_________________________

Stay with me God, the night is dark!

The night is cold; my little spark

Of courage dims, the night is long.

Be with me God and make me strong.

_________________________

I love a game; I love a fight.

I hate the dark; I love the light.

I love my child; I love my wife.

I am no coward. I love life.

_________________________

Life with its change of mood and shade,

I want to live. I’m not afraid.

But me and mine are hard to part.

O unknown God lift up my heart.

_________________________

You stilled the waters at Dunkirk

You saved Your servants, all Your work

Is wonderful. Dear God; you strode

Before us down that dreadful…

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4 Comments

  1. What an amazing, wonderfully emotional poem. Thank you for sharing.

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    • My Dear A.J.
      It is an amazing poem. To think that the man also learned it by memory is also amazing. It gives us much to think about.
      Thank you, my dear, for dropping by.
      Shalom,
      Patti

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  2. Thanks for sharing, Pat. Very sentimental, especially being from a military family. Shalom, my friend.

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    • My Dear Jeanne,
      For those who have come out of military families and for those of us who have served in the military, this poem has a special meaning. You wake up knowing that every day is a gift and could be your last.
      Thank you so much for dropping by.
      Shalom,
      Pat

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