John Shea

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John Shea
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I am an old Marine. Enough said...Love you folks on poemhunter...more than enough said.lived in Puerto Rico
Japan, Hawaii when it became a state, Lima Peru for the big earthquake of sixty seven.Accomplished Chef in southern New Jersey.Lucky enough to be a marine...which makes me very lucky. more »

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Saving A Soldier

I found him in mud colored red by the blood
Breathing but weak not able to speak
Surrounded by eerie lights of battle out of sight
He shook like a leaf I felt his grief
We wandered till dawn to find friendly forces
Our only food insects were the main courses
He never spoke but I shared a smoke
He took a toke and smiled
He knew he was safe with one of his mates
War is truly hell and we both lived to tell.

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