James Casey

Rookie - 56 Points (11June 1940 / Binghamton, New York)

A Corpsmans Prayer - Poem by James Casey

A Corpsmans Prayer

With crystalline drops
I bathed your wounds
And said a silent plea
That you would release
This painful world
And sleep so peacefully
So many have died
Before their hair
Could turn silver.
May God bless them all

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Not much need for a explanation here, I know every man I helped while I was a Corpsman, not by name, but by the mural of faces in my mind.along with the ones who I could not, especially those..........

Comments about A Corpsmans Prayer by James Casey

  • (7/26/2013 3:31:00 PM)

    Very powerful meaning, packed in this small package; good poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Richard McClellan (2/28/2012 10:13:00 AM)

    Awesome Poem Jim. God Bless them all... (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (5/5/2011 4:26:00 AM)

    May God bless them all
    .... yes and that is the final destiny.. nice poem...10
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 1, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 24, 2012

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