Call to service – July 4

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I notice,
I remember,
yet I have no idea
what you gave for
my freedoms.

I see,
I listen for,
those without,
who don’t
have freedom yet.

I pray,
that we never stop,
reaching toward each other
with open hands.

© Ali Grimshaw 2019

Happy July 4th.
Let’s not let the past stop us from creating the future.

20 thoughts on “Call to service – July 4

  1. Nice poem for today Ali. I try to remember those who sacrificed so much which enables me to live in a free country.

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