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Poetry for veterans

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Veterans Day writing prompt


Write a patriotic poem to pay tribute to the men and women of the armed forces. Consider the emotions they must feel on the battlefield, about being away from home and of facing the unimaginable. Incorporate the rhythms of military life, and consider the tensions of adventure, fear, patriotism and the experience of innocent non-combatants. Outside your writing life, be sure to thank those in uniform for their service.


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