Around Our Home :: Stars and Stripes




I swing before your eyes 




as a bright gleam of color,


a symbol of yourself, 


the pictured suggestion of that big thing which makes this nation.  


My stars and my stripes are your dream and your labors.  


They are bright with cheer, 


brilliant with courage, 


firm with faith, 


because you have made them so


out of your heart.  



For you are



 the makers of the flag


and it is well


that you glory in the making.


  ~Franklin Knight Lane


Jaime




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7 comments:

  1. Lovely post! Happy Independence Day!

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  2. Beautiful pictures and words.

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  3. So festive and patriotic, what a beautiful table for the 4th, happy 4th of July to you and yours,
    Kathysue

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  4. Lovely pictures. In the future, though, please consider using bunting instead of an actual flag for a tablecloth. (http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Can_the_flag_be_used_as_a_table_cloth_but_only_on_the_forth_of_July)

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