On This Independence Day


Let’s remember why we’re still free

Let’s thank our heroes and defenders

Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air force, and Coast Guard

Glad to be a part of the U.S.A


On this Independence Day

Let’s remember all of these brave guys

Who are ready to spring into action

At any time and bow our heads for the fallen


On this Independence Day

Let’s rejoice

And gather together

With friends and family


Let’s keep an eye

On the bald eagle in flight

And rejoice as we see the majestic mountains

Rivers and Great Lakes of our nation


The prairies and plains

The beautiful national parks

The wondrous big cities

From the East to the West Coast


Let’s be proud to be Americans

And thank God that our flag

The red, white, and blue

Still waves over the land of the free and the brave

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schoolgirlforreal 4 years ago from USA

Great poem! voted up and more!


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josh3418 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

Great poem for this upcoming holiday! So often we forget or take advantage of what those men did for us to be free; thanks gypsy for this awesome reminder! Votes and sharing!


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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

HAPPY 4TH to you my friend... I am sharing this wonderful HUB.. makes me proud to be an American..

God Bless you

debbie


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Suelynn 4 years ago from Manitoba, Canada

Gypsy Rose Lee: Beautiful and timely! Great youtube clip! I was so impressed by the patriotism of Americans for this beautiful country and am proud to be counted as one of Y'all. Salute to all those who have fought and continue to fight for freedom! :) Voted up, beautiful and awesome!


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wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

Happy Holiday on the 4th. Awesome picture of the eagle.

I'm sharing this.


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marcoujor 4 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

Right on time, Gypsy... Thank you for this inspirational reminder.

Voted UP & UABI. Hugs, Maria


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Mhatter99 4 years ago from San Francisco

if your goal was patriotic poem you struck gold. congrats.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

So glad you enjoyed this and thanks for the vote schoolgirlforreal. I miss being outside of the U.S.A. so Independence Day makes me feel patriotic and sentimental even more.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Thank you so much for your comment, the vote and share Josh. Hope you'll have a great Independence Day.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

So glad you liked this Debbie and thanks for the share. Hope you have a great 4th. We get an Independence Day picnic here in Riga too. It's sponsored by the U.S. Embassy here in Riga for all American citizens. This year it is on Monday July 2nd afternoon.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

So glad you liked this an thanks for the vote Suelynn. Hope you have a great 4th. Will be having a celebration here in Riga as well at the annual U.S.Embassy picnic for American citizens tomorrow afternoon.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Happy 4th to you too wetnosedogs. Glad you liked this and the pic and thanks for the share.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

So glad you liked this Maria thanks for the vote. Going to the U.S. Embassy annual Independence Day picnic tomorrow afternoon will wave a flag for you too. Hope you have a great 4th. Hugs right back to you.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Oh yes, Mhatter. I miss being away from the states so it's especially emotional for me. Tomorrow going to the U.S.Embassy annual Independence Day picnic for American citizens here in Riga and I just love it when the military band plays the Star Spangled Banner. Hope you have a great 4th.


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago

This poen touches home having a son in the Airforce and in-laws in the army. You get more patriotic when you are overseas and you Rasma know it so well. Independence day must've been a day of rejoice for our founding fathers that believed in there freedom agains tyranny. Great piece Gypsy!

LORD


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Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

Happy 4th to you girl very well written poem and the start off picture was so well American!!!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

So glad you liked it Lord. I get to be patriotic at the annual U.S. Embassy Independence Day picnic they give the American citizens here. This afternoon July 2nd will be the picnic with military band and the Star Spangled Banner and all. Will make sure I wave the flag for you and your family too. Have a great 4th.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Thanks you so much for your comment Frank. Glad you liked this and a very Happy 4th to you too.


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myownlife 4 years ago from london

Greatest tribute to the nation heros, sometimes I think we have just a day in a year to remember those heros who have sacrificed their whole world for the sake of nation. Is it fair enough?


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

I think they should have lots more remembrances and some other special things done for them for sure myownlife. There is only so much we can do but if it is just a few times then we must definitely honor them.


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Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

Great tribute to our nation, Gypsy. Happy 4th of July to you and yours! Voted up.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia Author

Glad you enjoyed this Ann. Thanks for the vote and hope you're having a great 4th holiday.

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