carlos cortes


A Soldiers Little Girl - Poem by carlos cortes

A Soldiers little girl that makes his day

With her tiny smile
That makes him wanna stay

A little girl the size of his leg

With beautiful brown eyes
He can see a mile away

A little girl that use to crawl on his lap

With her own determination
She now walks on his screen

A little girl that only made sounds his last stay

With her own words she will say
Will my daddy come back home today

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Leaving the ones you love for deployment is the sacrifice every service member has or will experience.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 29, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, July 1, 2012


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