A Lovely Dream

I wrote this poem for my beloved wife, while apart from her in Afghanistan. I lay in slumber and I dream of a woman far away, Who waits in silence tenderly for that fateful day. I long to hold her hand and smell her fragrant hair, But alas she walks on by me and all…

In Memoriam

The following poem is attributed to the Men of Able Company 1-506th who have paid the ultimate sacrifice from WWII all the way through Vietnam until today in Chamkani, Afghanistan. I stand here alone with not but a thought, As I desperately try to never get shot. I imagine a future so far away, In…

A Forgotten Belief

In times that are rooted in great desolation,A soldier stands to defend a nation. We fight for freedom and security,In a land that is fraught with great impurity. A country that survived a civil war,Also lived to fight several more. We sing of freedom, justice, and love,But in this decrepit reality we have none of the above….

A Soldier’s Dream.

A soldier in another place,With a look of sadness on his face.He learns to walk in other lands,And shoot the gun that is in his hands. He leads a life of solitude and mistrust,Because of a far away land dry as dust.He has seen things that others have not,He has been to war he has…