We Sent Them Off On A Drumbeat


There was a time gone by,
Where the world was full of hate,
And man didn’t see eye to eye.
***
Millions died and more fled,
The countries of their birth,
To find a safe bed.
***
Many never went home,
And some never lived long,
And those at home feared the bomb.
***
But our boys went marching,
Side by side in one together,
Sharing the bond that was heartening.
***
They were told of what to expect,
But that would not fully outline,
What they would learn to respect.
***
Our men did not retreat,
They marched together as,
We sent them off with a drumbeat.
***
Now we remember their lives,
And don’t forget their sacrifice,
So that I may live at home free.

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