Written September 11,2001

 

The Eagle Awakens

††††††††††††††††††††††††††† --Dolores Fruth

 

The mighty eagle once again

Has wakened from his sleep.

A foe so sinister and cruel

Has caused us all to weep.

Our tears will not console us

As long as devils ride.

They steered our planes into the sites

Where many thousands died.

The searing flames will melt the steel

That crumbles round our feet.

The devastation tears our hearts

But doesnít bring defeat.

The eagle spreads his mighty wings

And we unite as one.

God give us strength to fight once more

Until the battleís won.

 

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Labor Day

††††††††††††††††††††† -Dolores Fruth

 

On Labor Day we celebrate

The ones who built our land.

They labored hard in field and mill

Dreaming of something grand.

Their labor spread from shore to shore.

As they planned for better days.

Their tireless energy was strong

With little time for praise.

The workers came in many forms,

Both men and women, too,

Protectors of the ones they loved,

Ever nurturing me and you.

We honor now the many souls

Who made our nation great.

Relentlessly they labored on

To stabilize our fate.

Today we will remember

Their dedication true.

So give a hug or a salute

To a laborer close to you.

 

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The Ghost Writer

††††††††††††††††††† - Dolores Fruth

 

God is the author of my verse.

He wakes me in the night

He dictates rhymes into my head

As I sit down to write.

I am his servant, donít you see.

I donít deserve the fame

He gave to me this talent

And now I praise His name.

I pass the verses on to you

As I gratefully confess

That as a humble ghost writer

I know I chose the best.

 

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Non Fiction Or Fiction?

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - Dolores Fruth ((July 2021)

 

I used to read biographies

Or history books galore;

Now I have changed my attitude.

I cherish them no more.

Biographies are filled with trash

With a sensational bend.

The history texts now change the facts

To please the current trend.

Now I am reading fiction books

That help me to forget

The current events or politics

That had me so upset.

I find adventures every day

And set my mind at ease.

No longer do I read and fret.

My life is now a breeze.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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