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A Soldiers Valentine
by B Thomas Daniels

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In off a mission
LBE on the floor
Weapon in the corner
Needing to be cleaned

It's been so long
Since her last perfumed letter
Read 200 times
Ink starting to fade

I killed 3 men today
How can I ever return home
To my wife that I love so dearly
Can she ever understand

Upon my bunk
Todays mail lays waiting
Familiar scent of Obsession
Drifting into the air

I open the letter so slowly
I close my eyes to see you
Sweet lips seduce me
In my minds eye

"My dearest," your letter begins
"I dont know how to tell you"
My heart skips a beat
"I am so sorry to tell you this way"

"I met another
Who is now here with me
And not in some far off land
Know I still love you"

"Please sign the papers
Included here within
I know you love me
So now set me free"

My sins have come back to me
For the lives I have taken
Now no need for her to forgive me
Because now here I will stay

I have taken others loved ones
Fathers, husbands, and sons
Now justice has been served to me
My love is now gone

I sign the lawyers papers
Into the envelope I slip them inside
I pick back up my weapon
And the next mission I will go fly

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Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 3/12/2003
She was not worthy of the wonderful knight who honors so many with his protection...I am so happy to have met you and call you friend,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Birdie Houston 3/12/2003
Gee this is sad yet a good write. I know that could be some hard news to swallow but with your heart being in the right place as well as your mind you will prevail what ever comes your way. I too would like to thank you for serving our country
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/12/2003
oh, bertram...this one reached down and stuck icy fingers into my soul...never believe that God hates you because you were in the service...because you killed...you only did what your nation asked you to do...i am proud you were courageous to stand up and say "yes" in defense of our country...you weren't a coward...i pray you find peace in your heart. *tears* and THANK YOU...i salute you, sir. (((HUGS))) and love, karla. :(
Reviewed by Leysa Lowery 3/12/2003
Oh, Bertram, such a sad, heart-rending write! Not all people are capable of dealing with the strain of a long-distance relationship -- she traded the love of good, honorable man, for instant companionship. Thank you for serving our country -- I am proud of our servicemen and women!
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 3/12/2003
No Bertram...that is not how it is..God is not vengeful like that..you are a good man..you served your country well..and you had the misfortune of your love leaving you for another one..she is the weak one here..You should be proud of your service to our country..and I pray you find another one to love..God Bless and thanks for this heartfelt write..Floria

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