James Casey

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

Dear Lord - Poem by James Casey

Dear Lord

Every single evening
As I'm lying here in bed,
There's an old, old prayer
Running through my head:
God bless all mommy, daddy
And all my sisters and bros

Wherever they may be,
Keep them warm
And safe from harm
For they're so close to me.

But as I lay here trying to sleep
I also wish that you will keep
All our soldiers free from harm
And make all the other ones disarm

Thank You Lord, Please bless the rest
In my heart, I know you will do your best

JIM 1964

Listen to this poem:

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written while on my way to sea after two years stationed in Cuba

Comments about Dear Lord by James Casey

There is no comment submitted by members..

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?

Poem Submitted: Monday, May 2, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, April 20, 2012

[Report Error]