Must Remembrances of Veterans Past

He stoops to lift  a lasting boy,

Among Memorials fair,

Not far from Lee and Douglass,

Where Lincoln’s in the air…


What red red rose could honor those

Supremely soldiers strife?

Declaring love, restoring love,

The rose they gave is life.


Rose, everafter redder rose,

Steadfastly soldiers will,

Restoring love, declaring love

Grants gifts of roses still.