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So You Want To Be a Jarhead

So you want to be a Jarhead? Well that's not alright with me. I respect marines, They protect the free. But I don't want to lose you, Or have you blown to bits. Say what you want, But your life is priceless. Don't leave me for months, Don't leave me at all. Don't leave me forever. I can't take the call, Of the doorbell ringing, As they stand on my porch, Telling me you're gone, As I melt on the floor. So you want to be a Jarhead? Oh well, Too bad. I won't grace your casket, With a folded flag. I won't hear the fire, Of their guns as I cry. I want to be with you, When we say our goodbyes. As our bodies descend, And our spirits rise, The angels will greet us, With love in their eyes.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 3/25/2016 1:55:00 PM
Dominique, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
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Date: 7/28/2015 10:49:00 PM
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Date: 5/5/2014 1:21:00 PM
- Warm welcome to PoetrySoup, Dominique :) - I choose your first well written poem - Nice to meet you :) - Hope you will be satisfied with our "soup family" - we are many .. but has plenty of room for you too- PoetrySoup Rule1: Be kind and keep PoetrySoup a haven. PoetrySoup is a drama free zone(Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours.) Thank you posted your words and thoughts here, I want to come back to read more another day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 5/1/2014 9:53:00 AM
Dominique , your first poem was enjoyable. , A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you enjoy the community, as I did when I first join, March 2010. You'll find many friendly poets, who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I want to be the first to invite you on over, to the contest page. I OFFER MY CONTEST, in hopes it inspires you to write another poem. I'm looking forward to following you and your poetry ha-ha a special pair:) here's the link to the contest page. <---~Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 4/30/2014 10:22:00 AM
Ha, I like this, Dominique, , Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. I will get much delight, in reading and in time become familiar with your verse. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile, others passed, when I first join the soup 4 years ago. I wish you the best when it comes to your compositions. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs* SKAT
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