Swampyville's - "Freedom's Wake"
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From the Swampyville Gazette!

You're the Poet!

Fill in the below blanks with the following words

or use your own word.

Affair, call, disgrace, face, fall, fife, life,

needs, passe, say, there, weeds.

Freedom's Wake!

By L. Don Oliver

Standing by a grave stone,

History etched upon it's ____;

One who sacraficed his all,

Is now lying in ________;

He heard the beating of a drum,

The beckoning call of a ____;

Never once thinking of himself,

He went forth to pledge his ____;

Into the Valley of the Damned,

No thought to his own ______;

For God, family and country,

He dared to venture _____;

Now, he is purposely forgotten,

Lying in a field overgrown with _____;

No one there to salute his valor.

Too busy with their own selfish _____;

We are in the Progressive's fold,

Where Freedom has become _____;

What we once could say before,

Today, we dare not ___;

When Internationalism seals it's place,

And Nationalism is without any ____;

We have only ourselves to blame,

For this Republic's eventual ____;

Previous Poem!

One Yellow Rose!

By L. Don Oliver

While trimming the abundant weeds,

Before the event of Summer kind;

A very lovely Yellow Rose,

While weeding, I did find;

Where did it come from,

Mine not to reason why;

It was such a beautiful rose,

Enough to make this one sigh;

Not wishing to cut it down,

I trimmed around it's base;

I espied an industrious Honeybee,

Exiting it's lovely face;

The little Honeybee returned,

I let the Yellow Rose lie;

It's beauty to never be seen,

If I had caused it to die;
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