Everything for You

February 3, 2009
By Blaqksoul BRONZE, Benton City, Washington
Blaqksoul BRONZE, Benton City, Washington
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America the beautiful,
I'm lying here bleeding for thee.
I sacrificed everything,
Just so my children could live free.
With mud on my face,
and death on my breath,
I mumble a prayer
hoping that the free shall still be.
I hope my family will see,
that I did all this for them;
for the red white and blue
and for the strangers on the street.
I turn my face skyward and for the last time I see...
that great bald eagle soaring free.

The author's comments:
While in band we were playing a piece called "After the Battle." My dad who is serving overseas right now, speaks so feverantly about his love for this country, the United States of America. His love combind with that song just kinda inspired me to write this.

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