Christopher DesrochesSimon

Not Only Remember Our Soldiers, But Remember There Family's

He stood at the altar on their wedding day
Shed a tear as his future bride walked his way
His bride in front of him reached over to dry his eyes
Reading out there vows as he vowed they’d never say their goodbyes
Uplifited, Enriched, Encouraged, Strengthened to be now as one husband and wife
With her he was destined for a love everlasting life
They will share life’s joys and pleasures
But there love is the real treasure
But it was till the day he received this one letter
Holding his wife as he had promised her that things would now be better
This letter read you have been drafted your country needs you we are sending you away
It tore his heart when she cried Dear oh Dear please stay
What will I do if I need you while you’re away?

He reached into his office drawer pulling out a moonstone they found as kids when they met
And said “when you our feeling lonely and miss me hold this stone close to your heart
Will be together, even though we are apart”

She took his hands and held them tight
Still wishing he did not have to go and fight
2 years he has served in the military his service time was to end
Opening a letter from the military wondering, what did he send?
It was a letter from the government saying her husband was lost and troops could not go back
She dropped the letter
Sharp pain began to overwhelm her
Waking up in the hospital to a voice saying Dear oh Dear please stay
What will I do if I need you while you’re away?
I held that stone to my heart everyday
Hoping you would be found and come home someday
It is your turn now to be strong in case I go away
I don’t know if I have any more strength to stay

She died the next morning in his arms; she had been fighting breast cancer

On remembrance day let’s not only remember the soldiers who died for our freedom but lets remember the families who lost their loved one, and were strong through their own battles and troubles as their husbands and wives were away

Submitted: Sunday, November 22, 2009

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 (Not Only Remember Our Soldiers, But Remember There Family's by Christopher DesrochesSimon )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. rejected love, mandy mayhem
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]