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Vietnam--2359 Hours
by Terry W Sako

Sunday, February 11, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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In a shadowy, rainy clime


Bereft of white


I suffer silently toward the coming time


 


Awaiting the birth of Christ


 


Of the long arrival of Peace on Earth


 


And Good Will toward Mankind


 


I curse the truce


24 hours short


 


Suffering a bone-bruising ache


 


Absent from dear mother


beloved father


brothers and sisters alike


 


O’ treasured dog; my steadfast friend


 


And as the drizzle


Marks the tears on my face


 


The only gift I assume


 


Is my life . . .


For yet one more day


 


 

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Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 2/12/2007
hard...a hard pill to swallow
you done it well with class and a pure faith to do what you got to do and get home~~~~
Reviewed by Debra Kraft 2/11/2007
"I curse the truce" -- That line hit like a hard slap, unexpected and all the more powerful because of that simple fact. I'm sure soldiers in our present day war, and in any war for that matter, could relate to such a moment.

-Debra



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