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MIA
by Lisa Hilbers

Wednesday, March 01, 2006
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MIA

 

I felt your touch; I knew it well;
You woke me every night-
You claimed my mind; Reached in
my phyche-
gave my darkness light


You knew I'd listen; That's why you're here;
Oh why can't I see your face?
You speak clearly and with honor,
"Help me reserve my place"


My voice ain't strong; I'm but one;
no one will hear my song-
"Don't leave me here, don't leave me here"
" I've been here way too long."


Streaming cries from those that died;
continue their journey home-
Forget the struggles; Forget the pain;
but don't forget that I still roam


Give me peace; Oh give me peace;
alas my soul needs rest-
Help me find my way through time-
and out of this tangled mess


You know my name now give it sound;
hear deeply what I say-
There's others here; Just like me;
All were MIA




Lisa Hilbers
03/01/2006


 

 

The remains of more than 800 Americans missing from the Vietnam War have been identified, while about 1,800 service members are still unaccounted for, according to the Defense Department.




 

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Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 3/7/2006
Lisa, Screams that bring the truth and tears. MIA never forgotten. May they find Peace through our love and prayers.
They say when souls scream for peace they need their story heard. This poem has set so many souls free. May they all find the peace and all be found for them & their families and all of us who've never forgotten or dissed them. Lisa you really bring the tears from them right to my heart streaming down my face. Sad, Beautiful and touching poem. Thank you ever so much.
Our love and respect to you a very loving lady.
Tracey and gang 43xoox(c :)
Reviewed by Mary Lynn Plaisance 3/3/2006
I wish you total peace, Lisa. Beautiful words. Thanks for sharing.

(((((((HUGS)))))))

Mary Lynn~
Reviewed by Sherry Heim 3/1/2006
That's a lot of families still waiting, praying and hoping! Thank you for this powerful write, Lisa and for the reminder that we must never stop the search until each soldier is accounted for.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/1/2006
Bravo and well done! You have given that voice to the MIA's not only of the VIetnam war but all the past and future wars to come. Your heart and dedication to these soldiers who gave their all is commendable and the reader knows it is a part of your very soul.

Felix
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/1/2006
Lisa,

A stunning tribute to those who gave their all. You keep them alive in verse--thank you, bless you, and bless those who serve.

(((((HUGS))))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/1/2006
Heart wrenching Lisa! done in metered rhyme no less!Splendid!

eT
Reviewed by Peter Paton 3/1/2006
Yes Lisa, we must not forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and the freedom and liberation of other countries from tyrannical power and despotism.
We may never recover their bodies, to give them a decent , Christian burial, but their undying sacrifice and memory lives on in the hearts and souls of those, who have profited by their heroic deeds, and have been made more secure and safe, as a result of their glorious actions
This is a truly poignant and moving piece
Thanks for this timeous reminder Lisa
Peter
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/1/2006
Yes I have to ditto George yet again here!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by George Carroll 3/1/2006
May there souls always rest in peace and those of their loved ones still grieving...



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