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Notes of Love Chapter

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Notes of Love Chapter

The horn blew as the wind picked the same moment

The note carried over the field and picking up speed

All memories of him drifted away as the bugle went silent

But she remained until the last rose

Later she would remember his last words

He had told her he would never forget her

And like the last star that goes where stars go

She went there as well

She went to that last rose and was comforted

She could feel his hands

She could smell his scent

And she saw the uniform and the horn

They met when he returned from the war and he had limped

He limped with warmth and with no complaint

They had one son  but he did one too many bags

He carried his bags up his arm

And there was no bugle or wind

But there were roses and tears

They got through it with love and his limp

They sat on the porch rocking and remembered

Until his limp grew slower and the horn played

But the rose ...............

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 4:23:00 PM
    The limp an the sadness, poetry n madness, the horror of war and the gimp, Aussie first war guys walked, walked n side stepped the cries, a bagman a swaggie, camped down on the creek, where solitude lies, as i speak... thank you Patrick Cornwall.....Don

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 7:39:00 PM
    Interesting poem, Pat. Enjoyed. Hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 2/1/2012 9:44:00 PM
    Nice writing it seems to capture a huge saga in just a few lines