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  A Fireman’s Final Wish
by Jill Eisnaugle
Saturday, January 28, 2006
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A poem to honor the brave men and women firefighters who have served diligently and sacrificed their lives so that others' lives were saved.




When you stop to remember me
Weep not for all eternity,
My time has come; I am at rest
I gave the job, my very best.


As firemen, we know that the threat
Is something we cannot forget,
And I, too, realized only fate
Beheld my final judgment date.


I am beside you on each call
Down every dark, deserted hall,
As you continue my crusade
To save the lives who need our aid.


I am quite calm; my heart is well
I served until my final bell,
I have no doubts and no regrets
My life was as good as it gets.


The Home from where I now reply
Is filled with Brothers, flying high,
Each one of them, a hero.... true
Who gave his all and paid his due.


Remember, Brother, in your sorrow
Our mission shall linger tomorrow,
When new blazes, erupt and rage
Despite the battle that I waged.


Weep not for me; I am at peace
My burdens and trials have ceased,
Dear Brother, please be strong and brave
For those whose lives you’ll need to save.


I will be here, helmet in tow
As you gallantly fight, below,
My Brother, ‘til we meet again
Be bold, be safe, good night, Amen.


© 2006 – Jill Eisnaugle’s Poetry Collection





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Reviewed by Pamela garner 2/26/2006
This piece brought tears to my eyes. Fireman are very speical to me for many of my friends are firefighters. They would be honored by this write. Thank you for this great work of art. Love, Pamela
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/31/2006

You honor each man and woman who puts on the uniform to fight fire. A powerfully moving, beautiful tribute...thank you.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/29/2006
It's still hell to die by fire.

Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/29/2006
Great tribute Jill!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Cynth'ya 1/28/2006
My two brothers are among the brotherhood of those who remain to remember those who have gone to meet their reward. Wonderful tribute Sis Jill,
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 1/28/2006
This is such a wonderful piece of art! A joy to read, well done,
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/28/2006
Great tribute to our brave firefighters
Reviewed by Bobbi Duffy 1/28/2006
What a fitting tribute to the brave men and women who risk their lives to save others. They are true heroes.

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/28/2006
A worthy tribute to worthy souls, Jill. Thank you for sharing it. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Kate Clifford 1/28/2006
Fantastic tribute to some great men and women that save lives everday in their work.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 1/28/2006
Dittoes Eileen, this was a fine, very fine, tribute to those who run to as we run away. Thanks.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 1/28/2006
Jill this has become my new favorite of yours. An outstanding magnificent tribute to the firefighters so often taken for granted
in what they do! I hope this gets on the radio, and elswhere. The
rhyme and meter of this poem makes it splendid to read,with all of
the accolades intact. Beautiful work!Thank you!


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Simon the Snowman

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