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Homage

Homage

To pay homage to those fighting against evils attributes,

Is to recognize at once they deserve all of the tributes ! 

Putting everything on the line warrants ultimate respect.

It is they who truly show us what we shall never accept !

They know tyranny, with its savagery, can be destroyed,

Defending virtues of freedom, forever to be employed !

Heroes, every one of them, they are the tip of the spear,

Battling monstrosities all good souls quite rightly fear ! 

Never forget a price paid for that held in highest regard.

It is their sacrifices allowing us to live a life of reward !

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Tony Taylor

Amen SIR WATERS!!...... my father was in a MASH unit in Korea...... and in Vietnam twice....... he was never the same ........but he eventually opened up to me after many years.......INCREDIBLE the things soldiers endure......." Tip of the spear.."....... well said....... kick ass write my friend....... in every way!!.......PINNED........some VERY powerful phrases within!!........ well done.........LOVE and ROCKETS!!........T xo 😉☀✴✳♥

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Richard Waters

So pleased you liked this tribute to those fighting evil in distant lands. They stop evil getting a foothold to inflict mass suffering and to set up conditions to undermine free societies. 

The return of soldiers from combat emphasises, in stark terms, sacrifices made physically and mentally to preserve what free souls can take for granted.

Bless all who serve in our armed forces !

Take care my friend.  :)

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David Palmer

Gave me good bumps and really made me proud to say good bless the troops ! And to be honored they deploy for our freedom . Really good one ! 

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Richard Waters

So pleased you can relate to this write in this way !

It is a privilege to write of those defending our lives, values and freedoms.

Thank you for commenting on my poetry.

Wishing you all the best.  :)

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Deborah Evans

Hi  Richard Wonderful write,  paying homage to the 
military who gave their lives, for us to be free 
"Hero s, everyone of them" as you say, for sure 
Great write!
Warmest wishes Debs 

 

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Richard Waters

Thank you so much for your words of support. So pleased you can relate to the sentiments behind this poem !

Wishing you all the best as always !

Take care.  :)

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Leah Cabael Yodico

Excellent homage to those who sacrificed themselves for freedom.  They deserve respect and a special place in everyone's heart!! 

Thanks for posting!! 

XOXO 

Leah 

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Richard Waters

So pleased you appreciate the sentiments and motivations behind this work. 

Thank you for all the support and encouragement you have given !

Warmest wishes.  XO

:)

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Sparrowsong

Hello Richard...

The best way we can show respect is to show them they made a difference instead of doing what got them there in the first place...

Freedom is not free and neither are we...

Our actions show that though they put there life on the line to try and make things right...

Violence shouldn't be victorious or proud...

Though they deserve all the tributes we should be better people because of it...

Great write!

Best wishes and blessings!

Thank you for sharing!

Salute!

Hugs...

sparrowsong

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Richard Waters

It would be a different world if there was no need to defend or fight for the quality of life with its freedoms we enjoy.

Violent action may be necessary against any threatening self-determination or choice or free speech. Evil uses any means, including force, to instil fear to impose its will or aggravates divisions to its advantage. Peaceful harmonious societies and prosperity through application of libertarian policies must be protected against evils designs involving slavery and brutality.

Freedoms must be preserved at all costs for to live in fear under the regime of evil is horrific !

Thank you for your thought-provoking comments ! 

Hugs !!  :) 

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Richard Waters

So pleased you liked this write.

Thank you for reading my poetry and commenting.

Wishing you all the best, my friend.  :)

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Richard Waters

It means everything that you like this write. Thank you for reading my poetry and letting me know how you feel about it !  

Wishing you the very best my friend.

Take care.  :)

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