Tell me again

Tell me againTell me again, why you fought for this land? Forgotten, your music and your last stand. Tell me again, what was your plan? Trudging through swamps, deserts and hell. Tell me again, where you fell! In the Mountains or the plains, what did you gain? Tell me again, it wasn’t for the fame? […]

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Backing the uniform

Uniformed hearts protected by a shield.Men, women daring to protect us from evils zeal. Before tear filled eyes, their faces pass. Laying it on the line for those who never asked. Thankful, hopeful as shift end, home you’ll return. For your service our thanks you’ve more than earned.  WAManning

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Damascus

Damascus My brother and I were with him in Jerusalem. As he spoke from the crowd insisting they move. We stood with the many as held held cloaks for the few. Bravely the cast one then another, till life fled. Yes, I’ll testify he sought warrants for others. We cheered his actions, he chose us […]

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Thank you mom

Staring back at me.Hearing words you’ve yet to say. Anguish in the darkness. An empty room. Hours waiting here. Calling, till fingers fail to find numbers. Days without report. Wounded, fearing the worst. Recognizing, I’ve survived. Seeing achievements mount. Failures and success adding to life. All the strife. Here, looking through tears. Staring back at […]

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Long

Long grows this week of my life.Long with sickness not strife. Long are the hours bathed in fevers sweat. Long struggles to this week forget. Long from strengths window I climbed. Long to regain the hope of my prime. Long I stand as the heat grows within. Long to breath free and work again. Long […]

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So long ago

So long ago, pressed into a rolling chair.Pulled from childhood, at others to stare.  Why lord do you have me here? I heard, Patience, see what will be. Again I Found myself languishing in pain. This world seemingly against me, again. Why lord do you have me here? I heard, Patience, see what will be. […]

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