What are some good poems honoring Memorial Day?


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Good poems that honor Memorial Day are "Memorial Day" by C. W. Johnson and "Freedom Is Not Free" by Kelly Strong. These poems honor fallen soldiers by recognizing their sacrifice and giving thanks.

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"Memorial Day," written from the perspective of a veteran, features lines such as "and I thought of fallen comrades I had known so long ago" and "I only lost a little time but these men lost their all." This poem is a poignant remembrance of those who served.

"Freedom Is Not Free" depicts the moments in life made possible by the sacrifices of the armed forces. The poem makes the reader consider the sacrifices of fallen soldiers who paid the ultimate price for the collective freedom of the country.

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