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Forwarded by J. P. Moore

Veteran's Day Poem

Tomorrow is the 11th day of the 11th month. 
At eleven a.m. veterans across the country will commemorate 
not just the end of WW-1 but the memory of those who died.

I thought the below poem typifies those ceremonies. 
Please pass it along to others on the NIKE net.
Thank you -
Angus "Scotty" Robinson

Don't forget Veterans Day!


          Do not stand at my grave and weep;
          I am not there. I do not sleep.

          I am a thousand winds that blow;
          I am the diamond glints on snow.
          I am the sunlight on ripened grain;

          I am the gentle autumn's rain.
          When you awaken in the morning's hush,

          I am the swift uplifting rush
          Of quiet birds in circled flight.

          I am the soft star that shines at night.
          Do not stand at my grave and cry.

          I am not there; I did not die in vain as
              long as my sacrifice is not forgotten.

(Author Unknown)