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almost 6 years ago
about 6 years ago
THE PRICE WE PAY
A policeman was killed last night.
He died while protecting your rights.
His creed was to protect and serve.
This fate he didn't deserve.
A mom and dad have lost a son.
So many other jobs he could've done.
His wife and kids are left alone.
Their daddy won't be coming home.
His fellow officers are hurt so deep.
For a fallen brother they weep.
The morning paper will print a story.
About a policeman who died in glory.
The flags will fly at half mast.
Politicians and citizens will seem sad.
The funeral is tomorrow at noon.
It will all be over very soon.
By next week they will have forgot.
That a policeman was killed last night.
author, Jim Cole 1985
THANKS FOR THE ADD BE SAFE !!!
I just wanted to stop by and wish you a safe and happy weekend! Hope all is well...shoot me a message sometime when your not to busy.
thanks for the add. stay safe out there and have a good weekend
Thank you for the add brother! Keep safe and watch your six!
over 6 years ago
The Final Inspection
The warrior stood and faced God,
Which will always come to pass,
He hoped his shoes were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass.
“Step forward now, old warrior,
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To my church have you been true?”
The warrior squared his shoulders and
Said, “No, Lord, I guess I ain’t,
‘Cause those of us who carry guns
Can’t always be saint.
“I’ve had to work most Sundays,
And at times my talk was tough,
And sometimes I’ve been violent,
‘Cause the world is awfully rough.
“But, I never took a penny
That wasn’t mine to keep.
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep,
“And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear,
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I’ve wept unmanly tears.
“I know I don’t deserve a place
Among the people here,
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fears.
“If you’ve a place for me here, Lord,
It needn’t be so grand. In life
I didn’t expect nor need too much,
So if you don’t, I’ll understand.”
There was a silence all around the throne,
Where the saints had often trod,
As the warrior stood quietly.
For the judgment of his God.
“Step forward now, my warrior,
You’ve born your burdens well,
Walk peacefully on Heaven’s streets,
You’ve done your time in Hell.”
SARBATORI FERICITE (Happy Holidays) . Virgil
Marry Christmas to you and yours. Thanks for accepting my invitation, Virgil.
almost 7 years ago
Jason, thanks a lot for the add!
Thanks for the ADD!! Stay Safe and have a great week!!
Jason, thanks for the add! Take care and stay safe out there!
TKS FOR THE ADD, STAY SAFE
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