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Poem by Myra Gibson



 



Somewhere in France...



 



this flower in a poem,for you



 



Somewhere in France a hero lies.



Unknown in the dust under the skies.



No more the sun need shine for him,



no more the sound of battles din 



can wake him from deaths finale.



Distance sounds of a reveille pass



silent o'er his mound.



 



Somewhere in France your battles done.



Back home the weeping long begun,



weeping for one we know not where



to leave a flower or say a prayer.



No family footsteps tread your mound .



Forever lost in earths deep ground,



until the final trumpet calls.



 



Somewhere in Franc a flower grows



above your fragments in repose.



It blooms amidst death and decay 



to permeate a summers day.



It's bright red petals glowing on.



Somewhere in France, constant and strong.



I leave this rose for you.



 



In memory of the father she never knew.



 







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