The Army Beret

Written by: Elaine George

The Army Beret

My favourite hat is an army beret
That still holds the shape of his head
Woven with wool that has seen better days
Rim hanging from tattered threads
Stained with the tears I have shed.


Author: Elaine George
For: Carol‘s contest:  My favorite hat
Awarded:  First Place

Author's note: 

This poem is about my Father's Army baret.
 (A Beret is  a french name for a round flat hat with a tight rim and is  pronounced