Category Archives: Service

Win, Place, or Lose

  WIN, PLACE OR LOSE You give your all, you give your best, You strive your strongest, without rest, But like the fastest gun, in the west, Two guys beat you out with, “You lose!” Why does it have to … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gamble

  THE ULTIMATE GAMBLE These are rough notes to match the rough battle, at Vimy Ridge, a key battle in the First World War and a proving ground for a new Army from a new nation that hadn’t fully  gelled … Continue reading

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Stand Up Stand Up

  Stand Up, Stand Up: You Are Strong Stand up, stand up for the poor, The disenfranchised and the ableless, Stand up for the homeless, Never turn them from your door. Stand up, stand up for what is right, Fight … Continue reading

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You, Advocate: You are your loved one’s advocate

  You, Advocate: You Are Your Loved One’s Advocate HB You are your loved one’s Advocate. Who else will stand up for him? You know his heart very well, His habits, his mores, his needs, And it’s fight! Fight! FIGHT! … Continue reading

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There is poetry in service

  There is poetry in service There is poetry in service, There is love in nursing care, Tenderness tends to trump clumsy, There’s dignity in fixing her hair. And service is an ode to the poet Who lives in your … Continue reading

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GLORY! Glory be to peace

  Glory Glory be to peace H. W. Bryce Go to war for glory Fight the ‘glorious’ fight But though fame may come Fame will go and glory too Quicker than a wink Glory has a reputation, Though it precedes … Continue reading

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Christmas: Time to share

  CHRISTMAS Time to share H. W. Bryce Christmas is a time to think, renew, to share, A time for action on our promises to care. Hard times are facts where poverty can still abound, Hard to believe that we … Continue reading

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