Silent Pipes / Silent Drums

 

We honor the memory of beloved band members who have passed.  Their friendship and dedication will hold them forever dear in our hearts.

Click on each heart as we pay tribute to the members who made our lives richer for having known them.

 

The Rose Beyond the Wall
~ A. L. Frink ~

Near a shady wall a rose once grew,
Budded and blossomed in God's free light,
Watered and fed by the morning dew,
Shedding it's sweetness day and night.

As it grew and blossomed fair and tall,
Slowly rising to loftier height,
It came to a crevice in the wall
Through which there shone a beam of light.

Onward it crept with added strength
With never a thought of fear or pride,
It followed the light through the crevice's length
And unfolded itself on the other side.

The light, the dew, the broadening view
Were found the same as they were before,
And it lost itself in beauties new.

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