Echo’s Call


Faint Echoes in The Sunset


Call to Me Each Day


Shades Who Come and Visit


Who Sit With Me Each Day


We Talk Of the Always Now


The Bluff We Climbed


Amid the Battles Roar


To Gain That Solid Footing


That Earned Our Place


Amid True Heroes Tall

 Copyright 30, June 2010 By Joseph A Merrill III
All Rights Reserved
Sarge the Poet

Written In Honor of
Capt. Ralph E. Goranson US Army Ranger and His Men
Who Took the Bluff on 6 June 1944

Company C, 2nd Ranger Battalion



Background Music

"The Son Of God Goes Forth To War"

Words: Reginald Heber, 1812. This hymn was sung in the 1975 movie “The Man Who Would Be King,” which was nominated for several Academy Awards.

The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

For Complete Words and Music

See Pages at from

And from

Music: All Saints, Henry S. Cutler, in The Hymnal with Tunes Old and New, by John Ireland Tucker, 1872 (MIDI, score). Alternate tunes:


MIDI File From

Great Midi Music Source

Related Material

 Poem Cycle By Sarge the Poet


"Cry "Havoc!" and let slip the Dogs of War"

Written between 22, Jan and 3, Feb 2001
with the Black Clouds of Hell showing on the far horizon in my Dreams.


To The Corps Of Astronauts 
Our Little Noticed Heroes


Facing The Far Frontier

9 / 11

Forget Hell



Back to the Alternate LHS Class of 1970 Homepage   LHS Class of 1970 Reunion and Party Page   Sarge the Poet's Homepage   New Site For LHS Class of 1970
Pictures and Other Community Resources
Sarge_the_Poet at MSN Communities   Great Midi Music Source

Sarge the Poet

The Line  |  Flanders Visit  |  The Call  |  Cry "Havoc!"

Random Walks Of the Internet: Hosted by Sarge the Poet

One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight | Nine | Ten | Eleven | Twelve | Thirteen | Fourteen | Fifteen | Sixteen | Seventeen | Eighteen | Nineteen | Twenty | Twenty-One | Twenty-Two | Twenty-Three | Twenty-Four | Twenty-Five | Twenty-Six | Twenty-Seven | Twenty-Eight | Twenty-Nine | Thirty | Thirty-One | Thirty-Two | 17 to 32 are Works In Progress  All the Random Walks are Up In Their New Location

Voice Mail: 847-362-4261

First Loaded 30, June 2010
Updated 12 Oct 2010
Copyright ©  2010 Joseph A. Merrill III


 Hosted On

Domain Registration Services.