Loved the Poem. It reminds me of a homeless Vet. There are way too many like that out there. It is a very moving piece, and it brought tears to my eyes. Thanks for sharing and sorry it took me so long to see it. I don't twitter or do…"
"Pat, Thank you so much for your comments. I don't get back to this site enough, so I just today, am seeing your comment about "HOMAGE". You are very kind and oh so right. To be remembered is all so many of them ask and yet so…"
Comments appreciated, sorry it's a little long, I takes a bit to get it all out."A LITTLE HELP MY BROTHERS"It's four o'clock in the morning, gunny's yelling, "Rise and shine"Someone mumbles, someone grumbles, then says,"Thank God we're alive"L.T. enters and yells, "Get moving, war don't care about beauty sleepThe Enemy last night was busy, we have promises to keep"So another day has broken, they don their camos and their packsThey feel the pain in their young bodies, aching legs and breaking…See More
Help out there, Any comments would be appreciated, Thanks a bunch. StonesContrasting with the green grass or the colored leaves of FallA stark white stone stands testament to those that gave their allBrazen and bold it holds firm, barely three feet tallThe words are few engraved on it and yet they say it allThis tiny stone stands quiet, and yet it speaks so loudIt gives the branch of service he chose to serve so proudIt says a soldier lies here who loved his country…See More
Bravo! Bravo! I agree with the sentiments that you express so beautifully in this poem. It is a sad reflection on America that every movie star or athlete or politician or anyone with a claim to fame gets headlines, tearful…"
"Thank you for your kind words Birgitta, I am glad you enjoyed it. Yes I was in the Military years ago. I work with a lot of Veterans and I see their struggles everyday and I think we take so much for granted as Free Americans. If it were not for…"