Sacrifice for You and for Me

Thoughts while sitting on the Amphitheater steps of the Unknown Soldier Tomb:

Oh, the tears, the blood shed
Represented here in this place.      
Row after Row after Row
White tombstones
Representing sons, fathers, uncles.
Real live people.
Real live losses.

Days gone by.
Ancestors, family, friends.
What sacrifices!
All to secure my freedom and yours.
Words cannot describe
The debt we owe
To the many who’ve gone on before.

I am humbled, speechless
Driven to my knees.
My only response
Is Thank You.
And then the tears flow.

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2 Responses to Sacrifice for You and for Me

  1. Vicki says:

    What a beautiful tribute to those who have given their lives for our Freedom. How grateful we are to those who have served and are serving at at this time. Blessings to them all.

    • teresaklasher says:

      Yes, we are most grateful to those who have served & are serving. You are right, Vicki! Blessings to you & your family.

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