Ode To Colonel Philip J. Corso
An e-mail recieved by the web master Gerald Clement St,Germaine
from C.A.U.S. Citizens Against UFO Secrecy
Ode To The Colonel [1915 - 1998]
I recieved this special poem that I would like to
share with all who are viewing this website.
I read of a reverend who stood to speak
at the funeral of a Colonel ... his friend.
He refered to the dates on his tombstone
from the beginning ------ to the end.
He noted that first came tha date of his birth
and spoke of the following date with tears.
But he said what mattered the most of all
was the dash between the years.
For the dash represents all the time
that the Colonel spent alive on Earth
and now only those who loved him
know what that little line is worth.
For it matters not how much he told,
his book,the aliens or the crash.
What matters is how he lived and loved
and how he spent his dash.
The Colonel never slowed down enough
believing the truth,he must reveal.
He always tried to be so tough
though his heart had little time to heal.
The Colonel treated each with respect,
and more often wore a smile.
Remembering that his special dash
might only last a little while.
So when his eulogy is being read
with his life's work to retell.
Please remember what he said
about what happened at Roswell.