louis rams

Gold Star - 11,691 Points (09/13/1943 / new york city)

A Soldiers Life - Poem by louis rams

A soldiers life

Silent tearsI did cry when my true love said good-bye
" they are deploying me to a war zone -
I don't know when I'll be home "
A soldiers life is one of pain, and so many
People are feeling the same.
Yet I will wait cause my love is strong and in my arms
Is where you belong.
In my dreams I see your face in the same familiar place.
That is when you proposed to me underneath the big oak tree.
This is a soldiers life, and I knew this when I became your wife.
You joined to defend this land and I knew this when I took your hand
This child that is on the way, kicks and fights every day
When he hears " this land is our land " play.
A soldiers life is of dedication, and they are here to protect our nation.
It is not done for money or fame, but to protect peoples rights
Under the U.S. name.
© L. RAMS 042418

Topic(s) of this poem: life and death

Form: Verse

Comments about A Soldiers Life by louis rams

  • Rajnish Manga (4/24/2018 1:30:00 PM)

    A soldier's life is exceptional and the poem portrays it quite nicely.
    Lover's mutual longing for each other makes it an outstanding picture. Best of Luck. Thanks.

    (4/24/2018 5:14:00 PM)

    your comments mean a lot to me - thank you

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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