Arlington Cemetery Vocabulary Word List (164)

A)Admission, Affect, Aftermath, Agony, Amazing Grace, Anguish, Arlington House, Ashes, Ave Maria, Awareness
B)Battle, Bereaved, Black, Bleak, Bouquet, Breakdown, Buddhist wheel, Bugle, Burial
C)Caisson, Casket, Cemetery, Changing of the guard, Chapel, Church, Closure, Comfort, Commemoration, Community, Compassion, Comprehension, Contemplation, Coping, Crosses
D)Depression, Despair, Despondent, Devastating, Devotion, Dignity, Disaster, Distress
E)Effect, Embrace, Emotion, Emotional, Empathize, Endure, Enduring, Engulf, Eternal, Eulogy, Event
F)Faith, Fear, Feelings, Flag-draped, Flowers, Friends, Full honors, Funeral
G)Generations, Gratitude, Grave, Grief, Grieve
H)Hallowed, Headstone, Healing, Heartbroken, Heartfelt, Heaven, Helpless, Honoring, Humanity
I)Impact, Implications, Individuals, Interment, Intone, Invocation
J)Jewish star
K)Keepsake, Kneel, Kneeling
L)Lament, Land, Lee House, Linger
M)Markers, Memorials, Memories, Military, Mourn, Muslim crescent and star
O)Obligation, Observe, Overcome
P)Peace, Personal, Personnel, Perspective, Plot, Poignant, Privacy, Procession
R)Reactions, Recollection, Reflective, Regret, Regroup, Relationships, Remains, Remembrance, Respect, Response, Resting place, Reverence, Ritual, Rounds, Rows and rows
S)Sacrifice, Salute, Security, Sentiments, Sentinel, Serenity, Service, Servicemen, Silence, Six horses, Solace, Soldiers, Solitude, Somber, Sorrow, Space, Suffering, Support, Survivors, Symbols, Sympathy
T)Taps, Tears, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Therapeutic, Tour, Tourists, Tribute, Trolley
V)Veteran, Vigil, Visit
W)War, Whispering, Widow, Widower, Wistfulness, Withdrawal, Witness, Woe
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A Sympathy and Grief Poem:
I give you this one thought to keep,
I am with you still, I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glint on the snow.
I am as sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight,
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone,
I am with you still in each new dawn.

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