Answering The Call

Look around and you will see
so many reasons why
America remains strong and free,
as it has never been about "I",
but being united as "WE"
the People of the USA...
going forward every single day
doing what must be done
as a collective one
to keep Old Glory flying high
no matter the what, when, where, or why.

It is answering the call,
giving our national all,
doing the very best,
overcoming every test...
and never settling for anything less
than America's continued success.

And it has been so
in triumphing over every foe,
providing aid to others in another land,
and giving a helping hand
to our very own
whose lives have been thrown
in sad disarray
from mother nature's deadly play
or by a terrible manmade way.

Nor should there be any doubt
what Americans are all about,
as we are not ones that just shout...
but come forward and stand tall,
when answering the call!



David G. Bancroft
Copyright 2005
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