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Weary Warrior
by Gwen Dickerson
Thursday, September 25, 2008
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On a patio sofa
He sleeps
Soundly -- peacefully
Head tilted -- body sprawled

Distant lawn mower songs
Accompany his snoring melodies                   
As she -- sitting nearby
Watches and appraises him

His years have not been easy
Hard work -- lots of hardship
Strife and disappointment
Dreams pursued and un-attained

Yet there is still sparkle in his eyes
Still joy and affection in his heart
His voice still rings strong and clear
His laughter hardy and genuine

These days his desires are few
And most definitely simple
Good food -- his favorite music
Football -- their loving relationship

She dubs him 
Her joy -- her blessing
She dubs him
Weary Warrior 
 

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Reviewed by Sheila Roy 10/7/2008
Gwen,
It takes a lot of faith and thankfulness to be happy with what we have. A great poem that teaches that lesson. Hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 10/2/2008
How beautifully you have expressed this!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/1/2008
Would that all relationships were like this, Gwen. Lovely sentiments. Thank you. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/25/2008
She dubs him love.

Ron
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 9/25/2008
"Weary Warrior" with a heart filled with goodness and love, very well expressed...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/25/2008
Gwen,

This is beautiful. :) Very well written, this story of a weary warrior!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 9/25/2008
This is the portrait of a true warrior and I enjoyed the way you painted it with colorful words. Well done dear Gwen
Reviewed by David Hightower 9/25/2008
Gwen - Your love comes through your words.

Yet there is still sparkle in his eyes
Still joy and affection in his heart
His voice still rings strong and clear
His laughter hardy and genuine

As long as he has these, he is not only a weary warrior but a victorious one. - David
Reviewed by Darryn Murphy 9/25/2008
wonderful write, take care
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/25/2008
I really liked this one, it is honest and open and describes a good many of us as we age and learn to accept that life was a journey of paths, some we found the end of others we had to back track on...either way we did our best.

Fee
Reviewed by Sandie May Angel-Joyce 9/25/2008
Wonderful!!! The love for another person brings beauty to everything she sees, and the beholder is a much happier person!!!

Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 9/25/2008
A truly heartfelt ode to your weary warrior, Gwen.
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 9/25/2008
Oh my,so very beautiful sweet lady...be well and safe always...Hugssssss
Reviewed by George Carroll 9/25/2008
Ah to grow old with a loving wife.
Reviewed by Southern Comfort 9/25/2008
Truly Beautiful! Your great love and devotion drips like honey with each well chosen word! HUGS! SC
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