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Yom Hazikaron: We Remember

Submitted by on May 10, 2019 – 9:23 amNo Comment | 168 views

Sweeping vista
Lifeless plane
Victory hollow
Heart of pain

 

Land mass strewn
friend and foe
Lie forever
Battle throe

 

Sand storm rising
Sinai beckons
A soul asunder
Wanders, reckons

 

Patience try
Today on high
Was it worth it
An anguished sigh

 

A rising wave
A tidal crest
We won the war
We lost our best

 

Victory sweet
A price so steep
Oh please dear G-d
My brother keep

 

Sinai captured
Fires cease
Dead, secure
A lasting peace

 

Will our neighbors
See the light
Will they give up
The endless fight

 

Your loss protected
The lives of others
A grateful country
Sisters brothers

 

You gave your life
You formed a nation
A sacrifice
For generations

 

In death you serve
We cry forever
We live for you
But see you never

 

Your body broken
A missile a mine
Your soul complete
A sacred shrine

 

A burning coal
A glowing ember
Eternal hero
We remember

 

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