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Lest We Forget

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Soldier, soldier marching to war,
with mother waving from the door.
Within her heart a silent prayer,
from trembling lips,”Please do take care”.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Soldier, soldier you are just eighteen,
off to fight for your King and Queen.
So your country can live in peace,
to win the war, so conflicts cease

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Soldier, soldier is laying there,
with blood matting his blonde hair.
A mother’s son is now at rest,
the countrys youth has done his best.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Soldier, soldier so young and brave,
with bare heads bowing at your grave.
Thousands of men their lives to give,
alas they have died so we can live.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Soldier, soldier your deed is done,
the last post plays, silent the gun.
Peace has come to the battlefield.
where young men died, they would not yield.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 As we sing, lord with me abide,
and then support and cheer our side.
Soldiers, sailors,the men that flew,
on this day we remember you.

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Notes

King and Queen is to cover every one who has fought for their country.

PEACE:-why are you so elusive?

jim.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/lest-we-forget-4/