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  This Flag (For Flag Day)
by Jill Eisnaugle
Saturday, June 14, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Happy Flag Day, everyone.

While I'm not normally comfortable writing free verse, I thought I'd give it a shot for this one!


This flag shows patriotism
The heart of our great nation
The strength of our resilience
Our will to stay the course
Her colors stand for valor
Shown by our country’s finest
The red, the white, the blue
A testament of freedom
When struggle seems unending
The flag flies high and free
From sunrise until sunset
She waves a sense of hope
From the village to the city
The valleys to the hills
Her pride is echoed ten fold
In the people who salute
This flag of stars and stripes
Lovingly known as Old Glory
Is the pillar of our faith
That our freedom shall remain
For as long as we are living
We will praise her noble cause
Every June 14th is her day
To our flag, we give our thanks

© 2008 – Jill Eisnaugle’s Poetry Collection

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Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 6/16/2008
A great poem and a timely tribute to our flag. Its a symbol of so many things and you have captured its significance well.....M
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/15/2008
beautiful write!
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 6/14/2008
Jill you did beautifully with this, thank God we live in the land of the free, thank you for sharing
God Bless
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 6/14/2008
Another great poem Jill, thank you for sharing and you have done a beautiful job on this.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 6/14/2008
May God Bless The United States, and may we all remember our preciious freedoms. Great poem, Jill
Reviewed by Marcia Miller-Twiford 6/14/2008
Long may she wave. You did well with the free verse. Very well.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/14/2008

Thank you for honoring the Flag, this day - thank you for remembering - I enjoyed reading. Well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla.
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 6/14/2008
A wonderful write my friend, very well penned...Old Glory forever proudly wave your colors...a reminder of what has been and will be!
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/14/2008
All the right words, but somewhat flat compared to the lyrical qualities of verse. She's a beauty, our flag. Should lead us in war no more.

Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/14/2008
God bless our flag!! And God bless America again!

Beautiful write!

(((HUGS))) and much love from Burleson, your friend, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 6/14/2008
WOnderful offering!!

Lov eTinka
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 6/14/2008
At least one American remembers Old Glory birthday, and for those with a match ready to burn it, I will remind them that I know a place where to shove up that matches, their Constitutional rights too.

Semper Fi

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Simon the Snowman

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