Tag Archives: 4th of July

Small Town America’s 4th

  This 4th of July our community of 1203 pulled out all the stops to show its patriotism, colors of red, white and blue, and celebration of small-life America.  This was the first Fourth of July for the town’s new … Continue reading

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Skies Delight

Smudging smoke Sparkly colors arch Skies delight Happy 4th of July, USA!! ______________________________________________ Tackle It Tuesday — #9 Chèvrefeuille’s Haiku-Blog! Prompt: Fireworks ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

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Happy 4th of July!

BBQ, watermelon, ice cream, checkers Water balloons, flying kites Swimming holes, laughter abound Fireworks ignite, oohs, aahs We enjoy our liberties Price paid through generations Land of free, Home of brave Thank a soldier today ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On … Continue reading

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Freedom

Freedom Price paid Liberties to enjoy Sound the trumpets Revelry near Soldiers Welcome them home Duties, responsibilities Serious Pride Peace Ambassadors Let freedom ring ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

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Taps

Taps Haunting sound Signal of completion Soldier fought valiantly Freedoms won Honor There is no military bugle call, so easily recognized, that is more apt to render emotion than the call “TAPs”.  TAPs began as a revision to the signal … Continue reading

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Fireworks

  Fireworks Blazing pageantry Cascade of enchantment ______________________________________________ This is in Hay(na)ku form. “Hay(na)ku is a 3-line poem with one word in the first line, two words in the second, and three in the third. Hay(na)ku is considered a modern … Continue reading

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