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Halo of a Hero

January 9, 2010
By egoetz2012 SILVER, Haddonfield, New Jersey
egoetz2012 SILVER, Haddonfield, New Jersey
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The soil beneath this plot
Its sparse, skeletal grains trembling;
Trying to withstand the Might of M. Rosenthal,
Who was born on March 21, 1925,
Possessing strength like Hercules,
Enough to fight in the war
As a Defender of this great country.
Then returning home to Fly even higher;
Meet a beautiful wife, have two innocent children
Then to Erect a home for them,
Serving as a Shield to his family.
With a silvery halo circling his head.
A teacher, mentor, friend and my grandfather,
Taken with a fight in 20—

The author's comments:
An epitaph about my grandfather

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