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The Heart of a Solder

A soldier is a warrior, Who puts his country, his beliefs, or his duty Before himself. And, should he be recognized, He will receive great honor and recognition. Just wearing his uniform, Fills those who behold him with respect. And he will be revered. A soldier comes back a changed man. Stronger, with better abs and biceps, And with a broken heart. But he will be revered. Not those who broke his heart. Because a soldier will be revered For being a heroic survivor. Unless he isn’t. Unless he is dead. And that leaves those who are revered with broken hearts. And those without the broken hearts have no hearts at all.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 6/27/2015 5:06:00 PM
Hi ELIANA.. Congrats on your poem being featured on the Soup home page.. I really enjoyed your work. Blessings, LM
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Date: 6/27/2015 1:58:00 AM
Eliana, Congratulations on having your poem featured this past week. SKAT love
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Date: 6/4/2015 11:23:00 PM
Eliana, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you have fun with this wonderful community. You'll find many friendly poets who are ready to support and give positive feedback. I will enjoy following you and your poetry when you are ready :) We are Lucky To Have you. Enjoy Poetry Soup:) Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 6/3/2015 5:38:00 PM
Hi ELIANA.. this is a powerful, well constructed write, that I enjoyed reading today! I want to WELCOME you to Poetry Soup, a great place to display your creative, artist works. It's also an ideal place to meet and be shaped by other poets. I read a lot of poems and I'm looking forward to checking out more of your works. PS.. If you have a moment, check out my poems as well. I'm looking forward to becoming friends with those who do (Iron sharpens Iron).. Talk soon, LYRIC MAN
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Date: 5/30/2015 12:01:00 PM
Eliana , 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 joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. 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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Date: 5/30/2015 12:17:00 AM
Very profound, Eliana, and a great first submission. Well done. Welcome to Poetry Soup. You'll love it here, we are a jolly nice bunch of folk. Have fun. Viv x
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