Please Forgive Me

If I have hurt or offended you, in any way at all, I would like to appease you now, as the thought is taking its toll. I may have been oblivious, or even out of control, I really would like to correct it, and possibly cleanse my soul. I’d really like to make...

Soldier of the Big Red One 1942

I’m mighty proud of a man I know, he served our country well. He joined up at seventeen, and soon learned war was hell. This soldier was in the infantry, his legs carried him afar. The infantry wasn’t privileged to ride, just a pair of boots and BAR. They...

Steps Retraced

It’s great to have you walk with me, as we retrace our paths, Through many years of memories, that we are blessed to have. So many beautiful scenes evolve because we did our best, To live a life that guaranteed, to us our love would last. Our lives began in high...

Our Kids Are Coming Home

Our kids are coming home sweetheart, for a grand reunion, There’ll be hugs and kisses, and tears of joy galore. We’ll all enjoy the legacy, about your life so grand, We’ll talk of you and tell your story, so all will understand. We’ll make sure...

A Veteran’s Thanks

I’ve been greeted many times by strangers I never knew, Each asking if I served my country, back in WWII. I answer YES, and proud I am, to have been able to, it’s nice, I’d like to shake your hand they add, thank you for your sacrifice. My sacrifice...

Your Beautiful Resting Place

Today I visited your resting place, Bathed in God’s light, a beautiful sight. On a sloping hill above a lake, With fountains sparkling in morning light. Soft breezes across my face, A kiss from you in this wonderful place. The birds sing sweetly in the trees,...