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I am the Flag of the USA

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Z3PR, Apr 9, 2003.

  1. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    > > I am the flag of the United States of America.
    > > My name is Old Glory.
    > > I fly atop the world's tallest buildings.
    > > I stand watch in America's halls of justice.
    > > I fly majestically over institutions of learning.
    > > I stand guard with power in the world.
    > > Look up and see me.
    > >
    > > I stand for peace, honor, truth and justice.
    > > I stand for freedom.
    > > I am confident.
    > > I am arrogant.
    > > I am proud.
    > >
    > > When I am flown with my fellow banners,
    > > My head is a little higher,
    > > My colors a little truer.
    > >
    > > I bow to no one!
    > > I am recognized all over the world.
    > > I am worshipped - I am saluted.
    > > I am loved - I am revered.
    > > I am respected - and I am feared.
    > >
    > > I have fought in every battle of every war for more then 200 years.
    > > I was flown at Valley Forge, Gettysburg, Shiloh and Appamatox.
    > > I was there at San Juan Hill, the trenches of France, in the Argonne
    > > Forest, Anzio, Rome and the beaches of Normandy.
    > > Guam, Okinawa, Korea and KheSan, Saigon, Vietnam know me.
    > > I was there.
    > > I led my troops, I was dirty, battleworn and tired,
    > > But my soldiers cheered me and I was proud.
    > >
    > > I have been burned, torn and trampled on the streets of countries I
    > > have helped set free.
    > > It does not hurt for I am invincible.
    > > I have been soiled upon, burned, torn and trampled in the streets of
    > > my country.
    > > And when it's done by those Whom I've served in battle - it hurts.
    > > But I shall overcome - for I am strong.
    > >
    > > I have slipped the bonds of Earth and stood watch over the uncharted
    > > frontiers of space from my vantage point on the moon.
    > > I have borne silent witness to all of America's finest hours.
    > > But my finest hours are yet to come.
    > > When I am torn into strips and used as bandages for my wounded
    > > comrades on the battlefield,
    > > When I am flown at half-mast to honor my soldier,
    > > Or when I lie in the trembling arms of a grieving parent at the
    > > grave of their fallen son or daughter,
    > >
    > > I am proud.
    > > Please forward my message to all who still love and respect me
    > > that I may fly proudly for another two hundred years.
     
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