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Proud To Be An American

Proud To Be An American
From the hills of Connecticut onto the plush green sod of Virginia
We shall be eternal grateful for family & friends
Those soldiers that have taken a hit for freedom's cost
The price of loyalty that sets men's hearts free to live
A precious cost by which to recieve & a servant who will give
Shelter lies dormant onto it's beckoning plough
A lone child desperately searching in the night
The tug at the heart should light the inner spark to what we were waiting for
To become a beacon of light to a much hurting world in need
To the armed forces, Army, Navy, Air Force & Marines
A fine line is being drawn in the sand hopefully you will understand
I'm proud to be an American from sea to shining sea
Merciful one come take this chip off my shoulder
Stop all this senseless fighting before are nation grows colder
Look above to the heavenly love with much respect
Give the service man a hug with the poppie in his hand
When will we ever live to understand that are nation was founded by the one
True lover of souls let the truth be told a nation under God
Let's be glad and salute the nation's flag from where true freedom lies
A cry of the mother who soon will discover her son will be no more
For the widow lies frantic from the storm outside a way to hide
Our nation is one under God in which we shall serve
Proud to be an American that are forefathers fought to preserve
A challenge to be set free is a question of time
There is a fine line written in the sand hopefully all will understand

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You consistently use are where you should say our. As to the content, as someone not brought up on the fabled American dream, I cannot in good conscience comment. Pride goeth before a fall?

Keith Logan
the happy chappy

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