TAPS

A very moving poem by Ron written by on the USA’s memorial day. And yet the message is universal.

The Time Tunnel

TAPS

At ease squad, crew, and flight,

For easy is the path ahead.

The way is clear. The burden is light;

No more sand, or mud, to tread.

24 notes have been played.

1 more wreath has been solemnly hung.

21 guns were fired over your grave.

23 words have been sung:

Day is done, 

Gone the sun,

From the hills; from the lakes; from the sky.

All is well.

Safely rest. 

God is nigh!”

We’re thankful for your sacrifice.

All gave, but you gave your all.

You paid the price with your life.

You so readily answered the call.

Now, 24 notes have been played.

1 more wreath has been solemnly hung.

21 guns were fired over your grave.

23 words have been sung:

“Now the night,

Ends the fight

The battle’s done and the victory is won

All is well

All is well

God is nigh!”

Go…

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