The first stanza of the song Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India as the National Anthem on 24 January 1950. I was born on June 14, 1777. The most famous poem about the flag, The Star Spangled Banner, can be found in our Documents of Freedom section. I have flown through peace and war, strife and prosperity, and amidst it all, I have been respected. Home > Hobbies > Poetry > Archive > Groberg. And the boy who had called it a “dirty rag”, OLYMPUS: Culture and Customs: 7: 09-04-2017 04:36 PM: We Are All Russians Now, by an Unknown Author: celtsdaughter: Newslinks & Articles: 10: 05-27-2013 08:17 AM: A Tax Poem, sent to me by email. A boy held up the folded Flag, Until he and the boy stood face to face. The Race. No one knows with absolute certainty who designed the first stars and stripes or who made it. Wave, Wave, Wave by Annette Wynne; The American Flag by William Parsons Lunt; Freedom's Standard by Anonymous; The Flower of Liberty by Oliver Wendell Holmes; The Flag that Makes Men Free by Kate Brownlee Sherwood; A Song For Flag Day by Wilbur D. Nesbit; Betsy's Battle Flag by Minna Irving; Old Glory by Amos Russel Wells; Flag, Our Flag by Annette Wynne; The Flag Goes By … Author Unknown Posted by Vamp at 4:26 PM. I thought the below poem typifies those ceremonies. The question-and-answer structure evokes the way in random patriotic poem. To talk about what they had heard this day. Random Patriotic poem. He crossed that stage with a soldier’s grace, IT WAS THE VETERAN, Not a poet, who has given us freedom of speech. And Tommy died on Iwo Jima’s beach, Just ask for a flag, my friend. Author: Unknown Our Flag wears the stars that blaze at night, In our Southern skies of blue, And a little old flag in the corner, That’s part of our heritage too. On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, passed the Flag Act of 1777, a resolution creating an official flag for a new nation still struggling to gain its independence from Britain. This is a useful revision tool of classroom presentation. An old man pushed through the angry crowd, And talk us down from dusk to dawn. So the battle of the Flag this day was won I am more than just a cloth shaped into a design. Tomorrow is the 11th day of the 11th month. Author Unknown. Now this riot never came to pass. My name is Old Glory. But before any Flag gets burned today, We do sometimes come across a Quote that we cannot find who the original author is/was. “Old Glory” is my nickname, and proudly I wave on high. Author Unknown THE BATTLE OF THE FLAG. That the whole world could see it fly. To these quotes and thoughts we show attribution as Author Unknown. The crowd got quiet and that can of gas, Then blind your conscience to the end. My red stripes symbolize the blood spilled in defense of this glorious nation. Email This BlogThis! In other words, it's just a piece of cloth but has the power to bring a nation to its knees. A boy held up the folded Flag, Cursed it, and called it a dirty rag. ... Our Own Red, White and Blue (Author Unknown) There are many flags in many lands, There are flags of many hue, ... "The Flag" (author unknown) Hello. By a tired OLD SOLDIER with a rusty gun, beneath the silent white crosses, row upon row. I am more than just a cloth shaped into a design. Please pass it along to others on the NIKE net. Monday September 2, 2013 He is an Author of two books which really helps those who Want to discover themselves, He is the Lead Pastor of Life Pool Chapel, Outer Ring Road, Nairobi and the Bishop of Life Pool Chapel International. My name is really Melanie Daves, but I like going by Author Unknown. Now there’s but one shot in this old gun, His uniform jacket was old and tight, I Am Your Flag is by an unknown author.. Page Created: Wednesday September 21, 2005 | Page Updated: It’s for the English, the Scots and the Irish, Who were sent to the ends of the earth, The rogues and schemers, the doers and dreamers, Who gave modern Australia its birth. Had come to burn a Flag that day. This flag may fade, yet these colors don’t run. My name is Old Glory. O Flag of our Union O flag of our Union, To you we'll be true, To your red and white stripes, And your stars on the blue; The emblem of freedom, The symbol of right, We children salute you, O flag fair and bright! If you are the copyright holder of this poem and it was submitted by one of our users without your consent, please contact us here and we will be happy to remove it. On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress authorized a new flag to symbolize a new nation, the United States of America. So now it’s time to decide which one, With a rusty shotgun shouldered proud. My father died on a foreign shore, He repeats this structure throughout the poem. “Freedom Of Speech”, the old man said, This old man is going to have his say!! I fly atop the world's tallest buildings. I raised a flag today To honor those who died I raised a flag today And then I stood and cried. Where five good men raised this Flag so high, My blue field is indicative of God’s heaven under which I fly. It is to teach the poem The Flag by John Agard, from the conflict cluster in the new anthology. IT WAS THE VETERAN, Not a lawyer, who has given us the right to fair trial. poem are the stars and stripes of our flag. A protest raged on a courthouse lawn, getYear(). Honor me, respect me, defend me with your lives and your fortunes. attributed to Dr. D.H. "Dee" Groberg. So you can stand on this courthouse lawn, IT WAS THE VETERAN, Not a reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. Congressman Francis Hopkinson seems most likely to have designed it, and few historians believe that Betsy Ross, a Philadelphia seamstress made the first one. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. I wept and cursed and prayed I am the flag of the United States of America. Poem: The Race; D.H. Groberg. Thank you - Angus "Scotty" Robinson Don't forget Veterans Day! author unknown poems, quotations and biography on author unknown poet page. Jana Gana Mana is the national anthem of India.It was originally composed as Bharoto Bhagyo Bidhata in Bengali by polymath Rabindranath Tagore. The poem has a feeling of patriotism for the flag. The first flag flew in a celebration in Hartford, Conn., in 1861, during the first summer of the Civil War. our flag by william a. predeau. Here you'll find free patriotic poems including Veterans Day poems, Memorial Day poems, an Armed Forces Day poem, Flag Day poems, a Fourth of July poem, military poems, patriotic songs, a Soldier's Prayer and general patriotic poetry. Read all poems of author unknown and infos about author unknown. Did you know that the tune of ''The Star-Spangled Banner'' comes from an old English drinking song? Keep alight the fires of patriotism, strive earnestly for the spirit of democracy. by Author Unknown : The American Boy by Author Unknown : The American Flag by Joseph Rodman Drake : The Flag Goes By by H.H. And I shall remain the bulwark of peace and freedom for all mankind. I fly atop the world's tallest buildings. I am the refuge of the world’s oppressed. There is also an I Miss You poem, for those whose loved ones are in the military. A protest raged on a courthouse lawn, Round a makeshift stage they charged on, Fifteen hundred or more they say, Had come to burn a Flag that day. The Flag Unknown Author. Cursed it, and called it a dirty rag. In a war they said would end all war. Author Unknown. Patriotic Poems. I walk in silence with each of your honored dead to their resting place. The final verse of the poem takes the less-than-subtle cynicism of the earlier verses and brings it out into the open. I am the silent sentinel of freedom. I am the refuge of the world’s oppressed. A formal rendition of the national anthem takes approximately 52 seconds. (Originally Published on this website 7/2/2010-unknown origin of pic or poem) I am the Flag of the United States of America-Author Unknown. Goodbye, My Friend is a nonreligious poem about the grief of losing a good friend. Since it's a secular poem, Goodbye, My Friend doesn't encourage the grieving person to focus on seeing the lost loved one again someday. I raised a flag today A flag with fifty stars I raised a flag today A flag with thirteen bars. John Agard's flag analysed. Fifteen hundred or more they say, I walk in silence with each of your honored dead to their resting place I Am The Flag - Poem I Am The Flag I am the flag of the United States of America. Handed the OLD SOLDIER the folded Flag. Got set aside as they walked away For as sure as there is a rising sun, However, here Agard juxtaposes his simple description of a flag as a 'piece of cloth' with the powerful symbolism of a flag. ---UNKNOWN Remember me? John Agard’s “Flag” concerns the dark power of national flags (and by extension, patriotism or nationalism) over the individual. IT WAS THE VETERAN, Not the campus organizer,who has given us the right to demonstrate. Fighting for this same old Flag. ~Author unknown . From Half-Caste and Other Poems (Hodder Children's, 2004), John Agard 2004, used by permission of the author and the publisher. It involves the students exploring the poem in groups and therefore encourages them to study the poem independently. beneath the silent white crosses, row upon row. it flies high up in the skies for all the world to see a beautiful symbol of this land of freedom and liberty it’s flown for over 200 years above this wonderous land and many a soldier gave his life to ensure it continues to stand Great book on the relatively new science of literary forensics. “Is worth dying for; good men are dead, The flag flies because each soldier's last breath blows by it." AND IT IS THE VETERAN, My stars are clustered together unifying 50 states as one, for God and country. EVOLUTION OF THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES . Author Unknown… We strive to give proper attribution for the daily thoughts. I got this bum leg that I still drag, I have led your sons into battle from Valley Forge to the bloody jungles of Vietnam. 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