Poemsource.com Releases New, Original, Veterans Day Poems and Other Patriotic Poems

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Poemsource.com recently expanded its free online poem collection to include a new group of original Veterans Day poems and other patriotic poems. These poems are suitable for Veterans Day tributes, celebrations, cards, e-cards, and other patriotic applications. In addition to Veterans Day poetry, the patriotic poems page at http://www.poemsource.com also offers poems for Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day, Flag Day, Independence Day (4th of July), and other patriotic poems.

New, original, patriotic poems, including Veterans Day poems and poems for Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day, Flag Day, and Independence Day (4th of July) are available at poemsource.com. There is also a Veterans Day prayer at http://www.poemsource.com/patriotic-poems.html plus an I Miss You poem for those with loved ones in the military, and other general purpose patriotic poems.

"Lots of people are searching for these kinds of patriotic poems, especially Veterans Day poems that honor our men and women in the military," says poemsource.com poet Joanna Fuchs.

As with all poemsource.com pages, most the the poems on the patriotic page are rhyming poems. "People are looking for traditional rhyming poems, which are hard to find anymore," says Fuchs, "but they still want poems in that classic form, and they search for them. The rhythm and rhyme give people a unique, natural pleasure," she says.

Fuchs says she’s been writing poems since she was a little kid. "When I was about eight years old, I made greeting cards for my family and wrote my own rhymes for them," she says, and I'm still doing it. The site is almost two years old, and I just keep writing more and more poems for it."

The poems are free for personal use, according to the Terms of Use at the site, located at http://www.poemsource.com/terms-of-use.html.

Here's a sample Veterans Day poem from the patriotic poems page at http://www.poemsource.com:

They Did Their Share

On Veteran’s Day we honor

Soldiers who protect our nation.

For their service as our warriors,

They deserve our admiration.

Some of them were drafted;

Some were volunteers;

For some it was just yesterday;

For some it’s been many years;

In the jungle or the desert,

On land or on the sea,

They did whatever was assigned

To produce a victory.

Some came back; some didn’t.

They defended us everywhere.

Some saw combat; some rode a desk;

All of them did their share.

No matter what the duty,

For low pay and little glory,

These soldiers gave up normal lives,

For duties mundane and gory.

Let every veteran be honored;

Don’t let politics get in the way.

Without them, freedom would have died;

What they did, we can’t repay.

We owe so much to them,

Who kept us safe from terror,

So when we see a uniform,

Let’s say "thank you" to every wearer.

By Joanna Fuchs

In addition to patriotic poems, poemsource.com also offers anniversary, baby, birthday, Christmas, father, friendship, funny, get well, graduation, love, mother, New Year, teacher, Thanksgiving, thank you, Valentine, wedding and Christian poems.

For new, original Veterans Day and other patriotic poems go to http://www.poemsource.com/patriotic-poems.html


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