RECALLED TO DUTY – THE ETERNAL VOYAGE

RMCM Doyle Lester Brazwell

1940 -2018

Hold us a seat at Fiddler’s Green Braz

 

RECALLED TO DUTY – THE ETERNAL VOYAGE!

Bon Voyage to those who’ve set sail ~

We bid them farewell as we man the rail.

Let us be Joyous and let us not weep ~

For those who have now crossed over the deep.

When a Sailor’s last roll call is made ~

His final embarking shant be delayed.

So lower the Colors, let them be furled ~

Each time a Sailor disembarks this world.

The crew onboard in Heaven awaits ~

The Eternal reunion of their shipmates.

They’ll be welcomed home by those onboard ~

Moored in peaceful waters with the Lord.

As he approaches, he’ll call “Ahoy! The ship!” ~

Now in safe harbor, an Eternal trip.

Then he’ll hear “Sailor on deck! Hoist the flag!,” ~

“Help him get settled! Help stow his seabag!”

Be it known that it’s a Divine remand ~

To ship in Heaven, ye Seafaring Man.

On permanent station forevermore ~

Peaceful duty for Veterans of war.

And when he’s weighed anchor for the last time ~

We’ll Honor his memory so sublime.

We’ll all reminisce and hoist a brew ~

In a Toast of Honor to the crew.

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4 thoughts on “RECALLED TO DUTY – THE ETERNAL VOYAGE

  1. EyrishMik Gardiner says:

    Very well done!
    I’ve decided to adopt it as well to be read as my final orders are being executed!
    Thank you

    Like

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