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    buddygamms
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    Post Poem!

    My name is Bryan Gammill and I am a new forums member and I wrote a poem for a fallen firefighter here in Denver and I dont know whether I should submit it to the chief or not. Let me know what you think about it. Thanks

    *In Loving Memory Of Robert Krump*

    Itís a dream that you live as a child,
    A man dressed up in his bunkers and his helmet,
    Not knowing the risks but still loving a fireman,
    For some that dream fades, and for others it continues,
    Itís a dream that few find to become reality,
    Itís a dream that takes whole person
    The whole heart, soul, mind, and body,
    They have a God given personality,
    Every word for dispatch is from a stranger,
    Stranger, friend, or family they want to help,
    Never knowing the situation, but never caring,
    Moving in so carefully, knowing the risks,
    They know what has to be done,
    Not knowing what lies ahead, but someone needs their help,
    Theyíll give their life for yours, without a doubt,
    They become heroes to some,
    One losing his life to a stranger, would only say ďI was doing my job,Ē
    Itís a dream that might become a nightmare,
    But itís a dream in its self to be a fireman!

    By: Bryan Gammill


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    james35
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    Pretty good. You get my thumbs-up

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    ...James
    james35@firehousemail.com
    Training Officer
    Olney - Walluski Fire District # 35 (Oregon)

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    Skidz
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    Brother,

    I say give it to the man!! I see you wrote that from your heart and no man could turn down such a poem that says so much about a man. You did a hell of a job, you got my thumbs up Bro!!

    SKIDZZ

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    Member IAFF Local 1664
    esfpd444@starpower.net

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    FFJRE32
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    I would turn it in it is a poem from the heart and i dont see any reason for him to turn it down.

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    thunter16148
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    That is a very touching peom that shows all the aspects of being a firefighter.I would give it to the chief or at least ask him.

    I was wondering if you would let me post that poem with your name on my website for my dept.
    If you would like to see it go to www.geocities.com/oakwood_vfd

    Good job

    Mike Speiser

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