I Am The Flag ...

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> I AM THE FLAG OF THE
> > >> UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
> > >>
> > >> I am the flag of the United States of America...
> > >> My name is Old Glory...
> > >> I fly atop the world's tallest buildings...
> > >> I stand watch in America's halls of justice...
> > >> I fly majestically over institutions of learning...
> > >> I stand guard with power in the world...
> > >> Look up and see me...
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I stand for peace, honor, truth and justice...
> > >> I stand for freedom...
> > >> I am confident...
> > >> I am arrogant...
> > >> I am proud...
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> When I am flown with my fellow banners,
> > >> my head is a little higher,
> > >> my colors a little truer...
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I bow to no one!
> > >> I am recognized all over the world...
> > >> I am worshipped - I am saluted...
> > >> I am loved - I am revered...
> > >> I am respected -- and I am feared...
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I have fought in every battle of every war
> > >> for more then 200 years...
> > >> I was flown at Valley Forge, Gettysburg,
> > >> Shiloh and Appomattox...
> > >> I was there at San Juan Hill,
> > >> the trenches of France,
> > >> in the Argonne Forest, Anzio, Rome
> > >> and the beaches of Normandy, Guam, Okinawa...
> > >> The people of Korea, Vietnam and Kuwait
> > >> know me as a banner of freedom...
> > >> I was there...
> > >> I led my troops,
> > >> I was dirty, battleworn and tired,
> > >> but my soldiers cheered me
> > >> And I was proud...
> > >> I have been burned, torn and trampled
> > >> on the streets of countries I have helped set free...
> > >> It does not hurt, for I am invincible...
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I have slipped the bonds of Earth
> > >> and stood watch over the uncharted frontiers of space
> > >> from my vantage point on the moon...
> > >> I have borne silent witness
> > >> to all of America's finest hours...
> > >> But my finest hours are yet to come...
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> When I am torn into strips and used as bandages
> > >> for my wounded comrades on the battlefield,
> > >> When I am flown at half-mast to honor my countryman,
> > >> when I lie in the trembling arms of a grieving parent
> > >> at the grave of their fallen son or daughter,
> > >> or in the arms of a child or spouse who will have to go on
> > >> without one who gave their life in a national disaster
> > >> to save the life of another, as so many did at the
>>>> Pentagon or the World Trade Center Towers on 9/11/01...
> > >>
> > >> MY NAME IS OLD GLORY,
> > >> LONG MAY I WAVE...
 

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