Today is Veterans Day in the United States. Thank you to all the Veterans, Current Military Personnel, Law Enforcement Officials and their Families for all the sacrifices they have made or are making to promote freedom and protect people around the world. This is a day to honor you and your partners all over the world that share in a vision for peace. May God protect each and every one of you.
Our Nation’s Heroes
Bless our nation’s veterans,
protectors of this land.
Despite how hard the mission,
side by side they took a stand.
They fought with faith and honor,
hearts filled with country pride.
Defenders of our freedom,
some were wounded, others died.
Bless these loyal heroes,
souls one in righting wrong.
With gratitude, we laud them
for they kept our nation strong.
Karen O'Leary is a freelance writer/editor from West Fargo, ND. Her
poetry, short stories, and articles have been published in a variety of
venues. She released her first book of poetry in 2011 called Whispers... published by A.P.F. Publisher. Their second project, Snippets...an anthology of short verse,
contains poetry from 73 talented writers from across the world and was
released in 2012. Karen is a member of The Writers and Poetry Alliance
and the Haiku Society of America.