Treasure Island

Vanessa Kingsley

(March 16th / Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Army Wife


Waiting every night
For an ominous phone call
Resenting waking up alone in the night
Swollen with pride
Enveloped by fear
What will happen this year

Submitted: Friday, September 18, 2009

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  • Saadat Tahir (9/19/2009 1:20:00 AM)

    the anguish of a far of conflict brought into sharp focus....the dreaded knock on the door...
    well expressed capturted an entire aura...

    well ill invite u do do a poem....
    Tally Ho…! (senseless war..Pakistan specific) poem # 72 page 4

    cheers and well done (Report) Reply

  • Teddy Carlton (9/18/2009 11:29:00 PM)

    IM IN THE ARMY SWEETHEART SO I KNOW HOW YOU FEEL BEEING THE WIFE OF A SOLDIER. BUT KNOW MAMI THE SOLDIER FEELS YOUR PAIN AND NOT ONLY THAT BUT HE ALSO FEELS THE SAME WAY YOU DO. JUST KEEP YOUR HEAD UP AND STAY BY HIS SIDE 110% AND EVERYTHING WILL WORK OUT. (Report) Reply

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