Another military poem




 
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December 26th, 2004  
Charge 7
 
 

Topic: Another military poem


I've had this one on my fridge for years:

SOLDIER

I was that which others did not want to be.
I went where others feared to go, and did what others failed to do.

I asked nothing from those who gave nothing,
and reluctantly accepted the thought of eternal lonliness... should I fail.

I have seen the face of terror; felt the stinging cold of fear;
and enjoyed the sweet taste of a moment's love.

I have cried, pained, and hoped... but most of all,
I have lived times others would say were best forgotten.

At least someday I will be able to say that I was proud of what I was...

a soldier


- George L. Skypeck
May 3rd, 2005  
AmericanSweetheart
 
 
I really like this It reminds me of a poem that I've read for a Marine's girlfriend.
May 8th, 2005  
Damien
 
Very nice.
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