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Answering The Call
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Tuesday, August 26, 2003

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Thanks to the men and women
Who choose to wear uniforms
Answering the call for help
Into heroes they're transformed

Someone cries out in pain
At an accident scene
Answering the call for help
Is an EMS team

There's a house on fire
Someone's little boy hides
Answering the call for help
Firemen go inside

Someone needs E.R. care
Injured, or taken ill
Answering the call for help
Doctors and nurses will

Someone has just been robbed
Suffered a vicious crime
Answering the call for help
The police force this time

Somewhere disaster strikes
A sudden storm goes through
Answering the call for help
A search and rescue crew

And if a war breaks out
It doesn't matter where
Answering the call for help
Our military's there

Thanks to the men and women
Who choose to wear uniforms
Answering the call for help
Into heroes they're transformed

They do what they love best
Despite the threat to their lives
Answering the call for help
The heroes have arrived

They don't like the limelight
But they're my shining stars
Answering the call for help
Superheroes, above par

*thank you* for answering OUR calls for help

(C) Karla Dorman, 2003

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Reviewed by Denise Edwards 9/1/2003
Excellent job!

~~~~Texas love: Denise~~~~
Reviewed by Joyce Rapier 8/31/2003
Amen and amen.
Reviewed by Robert Blackwell (Reader) 8/26/2003
Great poem, Karla!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 8/26/2003
Yes, Karla! These are the "Real Angels". Wonderful write!

Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu :o)
Reviewed by Jessica Stanfield 8/26/2003
What a beautifully written tribute! At first I thought this was only going to be about the armed forces, but you've included all of the special, unique people that we all count on when we're in need. Excellently written! They would all be proud!
- J -
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/26/2003
i love it, karla! thank you for paying homage to our TRUE heroes...those who serve to protect and help others in their time of need! god bless you, and god bless our TRUE heroes: firefighters, police, emt/paramedics, volunteers, and dog teams/rescuers and their handlers! they put their lives on the line each and every day, and they wholeheartedly deserve our utmost thanks and appreciation for a job well done! :D ((((HUGS)))) and much love, your twin, karen lynn.
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle 8/26/2003
A beautiful write of thanks. Coming from a family of those in the medical profession, I appreciate this write, very much, Karla. Thanks.
Love,
Jill :)
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