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Category: Holidays / Topics: Holidays Patriotism Tribute, Testimony

A NEW Poem about OLD Glory

by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Posted: June 15, 2018

What does Francis Scott Key have to do with Flag Day?…

This article posted the day AFTER Flag Day, so mark your calendar now for June 14, 2019, the next Flag Day in the United States . . . and put out your flag this July 4!

Francis Key
would help us see
this is a banner day.
For he would bring
a means to sing
of that for which we prayed.

This Key unlocked
a means to talk
about what makes us free:
The untold price
of sacrifice
that bought our liberty.

Happy Flag Day!

Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-uh-COPE-uh-less) is an ordained minister, published author and a freelance news reporter with the Salem Radio Network.   Greg maintains a weekly column called Rhymes and Reasons on The Partial Observer,  which he graciously provides to SeniorLifestyle.

Greg's writings have now been assembled in book form. Find out more.

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Posted: June 15, 2018

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