Munday Verse

Memorial Day

Updated: 2013-06-19T22:39:28Z

Memorial Day

Beneath the boughs

of ancient trees

A little flag defies the breeze

And every carving’s stark relief

Reminds us of a day of grief.

The flowers in the vase

soon wilt

And over time, the markers tilt;

The letters on a stone may blur

But even after decades stir

The memories of those


Of how they’d smile

and laugh and roar.

And standing on this gusty hill

I think that they are with us, still.

Don Munday

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