2 The cost of freedom



The serviceman who struggles
with affording a gift for his
wife or child,knowing it may
be the last gift he gives them.
As he hopes it touches their
heart forever and the commander
who hands a loved one a flag,
as he thinks of the struggle
ahead of them and at no time
pushed for an acceptable pay
raise for a job that cost them
their life.The cost of freedom,
for some so much and others so little.
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Submitted on January 15, 2010

Modified on March 22, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCDEFGHICDJH
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 387
Words 80
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 13

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