"They Can't Say"
We all live and
but how many can say they give their all?
Many people look and frown at you,
others just pretend you don't exist.
Others cuss at
you and call you names;
yet, you never say a word.
Silent, and pretend you don't hear,
but when they are in need, who is it they call?
call you, the ones, they ignore.
How many have complained over a ticket?
How many drug dealers have you put away?
to make their kids a little safer.
And what about the
How many of them are doing time?
All because you cared enough,
to hunt them down.
To make it safe for
to close our eyes and sleep at night.
How many nightmares do you have,
which wake you in the night?
haunted dreams and memories plague you?
We all live and die.
But they can't say,
they give their all.
can't say they are as brave as you.
You give all you have to give,
and sometimes more.
ByChristina L. Dockery
Used with Special Permission
of the Author
Copyright © 2001 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission
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