Barry Jablonski


A Soldiers Creed


From this moment on
I will no longer live in fear
I’m ready to lay down my life
For those I hold so dear

No matter where you send me
Could be Afghanistan or Iraq
I’m the weapon that you forged
Just tell me who to attack

Yes, for honor and for country
I’ll give up the things I love
And if I should fall in battle
I’ll watch over you from above

Don’t cry for me my love
I have an important job to do
I do this, for love of country
And for my love of you

Barry Jablonski
©2013 All Rights Reserved

Submitted: Monday, May 19, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Soldiers Creed by Barry Jablonski )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. Arguendo, Michael Mullings
  2. Poem: Spiritual Upgrade, Joseph James Breunig 3rd
  3. I Believe, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  4. Peace - a means, gajanan mishra
  5. GOD'S LOVE, Tom Zart
  6. I am a woman, Komal Kapoor
  7. God! - th@ wE n0t, sEaN nOrTh
  8. Prescribed or, gajanan mishra
  9. BUZZ OFF, Phil Soar
  10. A fling, Sebenzile Mamba

Poem of the Day

poet Percy Bysshe Shelley

We are as clouds that veil the midnight moon;
How restlessly they speed, and gleam, and quiver,
Streaking the darkness radiantly!--yet soon
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jessie Mackay

 
[Hata Bildir]