Mary Naylor

(12/17/33 / Chicago, Illinois)

Our Flag


Red like the spill of heroes' blood

White like Freedom's holy cause

Blue like the limitless sky above

~ ~ ~ Our Flag ~ ~ ~

by Mary Naylor


Fifty stars for fifty states

Liberty's spirit hammers out its fate

Ardent heroes under it fought and died

God grant that its colors forever may fly


Declaration of Independence unfurled in the breeze

Aways and forever may mankind be free

Yet Freedom's Emblem waves above the trees.

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Salute it proudly, so that all may see!

Submitted: Monday, June 15, 2009
Edited: Monday, June 15, 2009

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