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The Poetry Of
Arlington National Cemetery
Since I began this website, I have received a number of beautiful poems
which pay tribute to Arlington National Cemetery and those interred there.
I have now received approval to publish some of them here and hope that
you will enjoy them as much as I have. Comments may be shared with the
authors by going to thier poems and then clicking on their names.


The Heroes of World War II By John Timmins
The Poetry of Gunnery Sergeant D. H. Newton
Our Souls Cry Out - Virginia Windrich Swan
Ode To A Soldier: Donnie Peeler
The Missing Man: Esther B. Gates, In Memory of Lieutenant General John R. Murphy, USAF, Retired
Tribute To Keith Allen Campbell By His Mother
A Poem By Clara Barton, Civil War Nurse
Soldiers By Blair Dennett, Age 17, Of Australia
 My Walk Through Arlington - Donald H. Newton
 Into Battle - Julian Grenfell
A Walk In Arlington National Cemetery - Jeanette Ford
 Kathleen Mavourneen, William Frederick Nicholls Crouch
Taps - Lieutenant Commander R. J. Prinselaar, USCG, Ret.
I Remember - Susan Winters
Veterans Day: 1990 - Susan Winters
Memorial Day: 1991 - Susan Winters
Memorial Day: 1992 - Susan Winters
Home On The Hill: 1993 - Susan Winters
Memorial Day: 1993 - Susan Winters
Memorial Day: 1994 - Susan Winters
Memorial Day: 1995 - Susan Winters
Memorial Day: 1996 - Susan Winters
My Reality: 1996 - Susan Winters
The Poetry Of Del "Abe" Jones
More Poetry By Del Abe Jones - June 1998
Half A World Away - Lt Commander R.J. Prinselaar, USCG,
Bivouac Of The Dead: Theodore O'Hara
High Flight - John Gillespie Magee, Jr.
Memorial Day - Joyce Kilmer
Amazing Grace - John Newton
A Battle Prayer - By Scott A. Tackett Sr.
The Poetry Of Del "Abe" Jones
More Poetry By Del Abe Jones - June 1998
Half A World Away - Lt Commander R.J. Prinselaar, USCG,
Bivouac Of The Dead: Theodore O'Hara
High Flight - John Gillespie Magee, Jr.
Memorial Day - Joyce Kilmer
Amazing Grace - John Newton
A Battle Prayer - By Scott A. Tackett Sr.
In Flanders Field (Thanks To Mack Welford For Reminding Me Of It)
Grandma Was A Soldier - By Elizabeth Myers Hartung
A Hero of San Juan Hill: Olivia Bush
The Vehicle Has Exploded By Donna Moutier
Remembrance By Sergeant Robert Root, USAF
Remember Me: Esther B. (Campbell) Gates
Elegy For A Dead Soldier: Karl Shapiro
Military Unknown: A Poem By Esther (Campbell) Gates
Memorial Day: A Poem By Michelle R. Keim
U.S.S. Cole: A Poem By Michelle R. Keim
Decoration Day By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Stones and Breath By Pastor Mark Perkins
O Sorrow In My Soul: Neal T. Lesh
I Am A Soldier: Neal T. Lesh
White Crosses: Carolyn White
Remembering 'Nam' By Kathy Harrison
The Medals of Heroes: Major Frank E. Stolz, USMC
I Stand Before You: Roger J. Robicheau
The Unknown Soldier: Roger Robicheau
Empty Boots: In Memory of Tyrone Green By Ester B. Campell Gates
Red Geraniums: Esther B. Campbell Gates
The Hero: Claude Peter Dhuet
The Last Mile By Iain Sherwood
The Seven: Glenn Lee LaRocque
Biography (Of Specialist Keith Allen Campbell): Esther B. (Campbell) Gates
For Byron: By Janet Ashton Norwood
Clocks: Esther B. Campbell Gates
Hallowed Grounds: Lisha Lander Hylton
The Marine: Corporal Aaron M. Gilbert, USMC
 Twenty-One Steps: Thomas Holmquist
Gold Star Mom By Esther Campbell Gates
The Symbol, It Is You: By Mac MCgovern
Pledge Of Allegiance, Revisited: By Mac McGovern
I Am The Unknown: By Mac McGovern
The Fallen Soldier: Patricia Krull
Old Glory Bound By Michelle D. Lewis
A Tradition of Ballad And Song: Betsy Evans Holzner (For Her Father)
The Old Guard At Arlington: Betsy Evans Holzner
Veterans Eve: Betsy Evans Holzner
If He Doesn't Come Home: Jessica Pavillard
To A Mother With A Son Lost At War: Jessica Pavillard
One More Minute: Sherrie Kemmerer

Updated: 2 May 2008