Today's poem has a Liberation Day theme.
And also today.
Crowds cheering, as the soldiers came
Screaming with joy, as flag was raised
Freedom after five years to proclaim
And in thankfulness, God they praised
Dark were the years under German rule
The jackboot stamping across the land
Russian slave workers, their fate so cruel
Bunkers on the coast, and mines in sand
We celebrate that day, every year still
An end to hunger, and a time of hope
And we remember, we always will
How we hung on, made do, did cope
And also today our dear Channel Islands will be free
Winston Churchill spoke, to you and me
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