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Pat Tillman
by Rebecca S Russell
Wednesday, May 07, 2008
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A beautiful,
Arresting face
Staring out
From eternity,
Always so proud
And, seemingly,
For four years now
You've caught me 
Showing up 
At odd moments,
Breaking my woman's heart,
Again and again,
That one so young,
Strong, and selfless,
Met such a murky end
In that far off land.
In my mind
You have become
The poster child
For all who have given
The ultimate sacrifice
In this war
Where the enemy
Practices illusion
Both there and here.
You would not
Have looked at me twice,
But your face is haunting
To me, and
To all those 
Who look upon it.
You've earned your sleep.
Now rest in peace



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Reviewed by Georg Mateos 5/8/2008
That Marine was brough down by "friendly" fire, the authorities should had the courage to say so and move forward, not trying to embellish with false details that doesn't give honor to our brother Marine.

Semper Fi

Reviewed by stan nassano 5/7/2008
thanks for keeping his memory alive....from a
dad to: a soon to be promoted to sgt.Marine son..on his way backfor his second tour of duty,
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 5/7/2008
A very special man to have given so much and asked for so little, well penned....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Lavendar Jazz 5/7/2008
A beautiful tribute to a "soldier" we have gotten to know through this tragedy. May he rest in peace.

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