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Blood Brother

Music needs lyrics to make it whole
Lyrics are words that touch the soul
Listening to one song after another
Springsteen singing "My Blood Brother"
It tells a story of of childhood friends
A genuine love that never ends
Growing up and parting ways
Changes coming in passing days
And it takes me back to the things we did
The friends I had when I was just a kid
Although time has pulled us all apart
I still carry each one in my heart

But the stars are burnin' bright like some mystery uncovered
I'll keep movin' through the dark with you in my heart
My blood brother--Bruce Springsteen

Copyright © Vince Suzadail Jr. | Year Posted 2011

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Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Spirit

Earth is what we become and makes us whole.
 Air is the first and last thing we breathe in.
Fire is what consumes us and eats our sin.
 Water cleanses us, mind, body and soul.

Spirit is in us all and makes us who we are.
  Without these we would fall oh so far.

Invite them into our sacred circle and pay tribute.
 As we are condemned, we are resolute. 

We love fiercely and fight for our freedom.
 Ignorance breeds fear and unwisdom. 

Thank them for gracing us with their presence.
 While we give our thanks and recompense.

Exhilarated and feeling like a newborn child, 
 Wow this circle's "magic" is wild.

Copyright © Aleera Canino | Year Posted 2009

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Marble in Columns on Green

On a slope graced with green
White marble stands in proud salute

For beneath these engraved pillars of memory
Lie the resting places of heroes

A solitary green fir looks down
As if sheltering the lost and the taken

So many names, from all walks of life
A father, brother a girlfriend or wife

On a sunny day, they glow radiant like their lives
On a dull day, they stand out against the greys

For the living, life goes on 
Tomorrow is another day

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2010

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Forgotten Valentine

The world is made for lovers, on this new Valentines Day
And that was from my brother because it had gone astray.

He sent it to his girlfriend; I had hoped the card was for me
But when I opened it, I was shocked at the words I did see.

My brother professing love for me, I knew his handwriting well
He told me how I would see his heart begin to swell.

As you may imagine, this shocked me to the core
When the postman came back and knocked upon the door.

“That card I put through here, it was not meant for you
I know your brother well and he asked me this to do.

Put it through his girlfriend’s door, to save the prices a stamp
I have put it though the wrong one, the bulbs gone in the street lamp.”

“That’s ok”. I said, but you must have one for me
“Sorry love” he said, “You are a forgotten Valentine again I see.”

11.02/2013 ©

Copyright © Mandy Tams The Golden Girl | Year Posted 2013

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Desert Wanderer

Desert Wanderer with not a cup-
I'll hold you tight and lift you up-

I'll give you aid and lend my strength-
And take you far, to a great length-

To see your safety and a healthy smile-
You are worth life, have no self- denial-

I promised you in, a time now gone past-
That my love forever, surely shall last-

For you are my Desert Wanderer dreary-
Take this sorrow and be your eyes so teary-

I promise you now, and in the here after-
You will find love, placed inside my laughter-

We will stay one, toghether and all-
Always shall I be waiting for your call-

My Desert Wanderer with not a cup-
Hold my hand, I will lift you up-

Copyright © Jordan Dickinson | Year Posted 2012

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-Behind Bars-

~~^~~ Our parents, they longed for you so... When you were born, their eyes they did glow. Another Prince amongst seven Flowers, You brought to them, so many happy hours. You were only twelve when our Mother passed away. I think the end began for you that day. None of us even realised you were in so much pain, Each one of us trying, our sanity, to regain. You found your solace in a dreaded white lady.. She took your soul and made your world crazy. For years you made our lives a living hell, You depended entirely on her, we could all tell. She quickly brought you down to her level, And you knew she was just as bad as the devil. This beautiful lady you call Ms. Cocaine... Has only brought you a life full of pain. It grieves us now to see you behind bars. To know you no longer see the stars. Not long after our Father went to his grave Hoping you'd escape this life as a slave. It is once again our hope and desire, That you would conquer this white fire, Make us proud again like you once did, And finally bottle up the White Lady and close the lid. ~~^~~

Copyright © Jenni Kalicharan | Year Posted 2016

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Pokemon Birthday Wishes

Charmanders are red and Squirtles are blue
If you were a Pokemon I would always choose you

You’re smile is stronger than a hyperbeam
Like Jesse and James we make the perfect team

I will stand by your side like Pikachu and Ash
I’ll love you more than a level eighty Rapidash

You’re more legendary than a Lapras, Entei or Mew
Out of all six hundred and forty Pokemon, I would always choose you

This poem was written by my 11 year old granddaughter Kisha Cherington, my grandson would have been 19 on the 13/07/2013, and he loved Pokemon very much, his sister still misses him and I thought this was just a great couplet she wrote for him, so wanted to share and hope others will enjoy her poem.

Copyright © Owen Yeates | Year Posted 2013

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Just One More Day

My dear good brother Dale, you have to know your friends and family all miss you so. If I could have just one more day with you, the things you liked are things that we would do! But first, we’d talk, of course. I’d really love to know what you’ve been doing up above! I think God needed you for something great beyond the veil while we’ve all had to wait. We wait to one day know the answer why God took you when you were so young to die! I want to know if you’ve looked down to see what’s going on with us, your family. I’d get us all together once again. We could chat and laugh, remembering when. And as we talked, I’d pop our favorite snack, hot buttered popcorn for your welcome back. You loved the movies just as much as me. I’d catch you up on new shows on TV! We’d talk about our kids you’ve never met and all those new things like the internet! You loved fun music, so I would put on The greatest hits I’ve heard since you’ve been gone. You loved your friends; your best ones I would call to join us. Life’s a party after all! To see you dance again would be a treat. For sure, we’d dance were we once more to meet! I’d want you to myself, but well I know This want of mine would be best to forgo. Your soul was always large. That was your way! So if you should come back for just a day. . . I’d be alone with you, but not for long. With all of us, dear brother, you belong! Written Dec. 12, 2015 and inspired by the contest of Laura Loo In Memory of my stepbrother Dale Lee Hulen

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2015

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Who am I?
Am I defined by what is near in sight?
Am I defined by what I have done,
Or am I defined by what I could become?

Perhaps I'm of no use.
To him, or her, or I, nor you.
Or perhaps I'm too misunderstood to be defined,
And it is something like understanding that comes in time.

And if to the world I'm never shown,
Yet in my own light I've grown and grown,
And so I can know no happiness but my own--
The reason for my smile, to you, will forever be unknown.

I do not pray for the world to know my name.
For it and verse; the letters are the same.
And if a man should find his sorrow in what he reads,
I pray his pain my words to keep. 

Should his eyes rain on my page,
Better tears than storms of rage.
And if a man should find his sorrow in what he reads.
I pray his pain my words to keep.

And if to the world you're never shown,
Yet in your own light you've grown and grown,
And so you know no happiness but your own.
Let the reason for your smile, to you, only be known.

Copyright © Kristopher Higgs | Year Posted 2013

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Little Brother

Three years younger, little brother of mine,
only the two of us...that was just fine.
While just an infant, was a dolly for me.
We, with our parents, made our family.

Years went by fast, and soon he became
a playmate for me to make life a game.
We lived in the country, no kids around;
just had each other with yard our playground.

We played hide and seek and games of all sorts;
some we made up, and others were sports.
Through make-believe...no computers, TV...
we'd find ways to play and keep company.

We leaned on each other through work and play;
little brother back then...grown man today.
Now a 'big brother' who watches for me;
our bond will stay close, that's our guarantee.

Sandra M. Haight

~1st Place~
Contest: When Older Siblings or Younger Step In
Sponsor: Eve Roper
Judged: 01/15/2016

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2015

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Looking Back On 2015

Retook a relationship, 
With an old friend, chip. 

Bought lots of new clothes, 
There weren’t any woes.

Became a vegetarian, 
Not an authoritarian. 

Got back to YouTube,
More of the mind cube. 

Wrote evolution essay, 
Not creationism heavy. 

Wrote about my brother, 
Who was often my other. 

Contacted a technology OT,
I’m not special blatantly. 

Downloaded a course,
Won’t become hoarse. 

Wrote lots of poetry, 
Not ashamed, openly.

Copyright © Rhoda Monihan | Year Posted 2016

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To My Brother, A True Teacher

Ah who will follow Seamus 
And walk where he has been
From 28 Mellows Avenue
To football on the green. 

I could not take the road he 
From Finglas to East Wall
A dedicated life to those
Not ready to heed the call

To step outside the comfort 
what they believe is 
To light the lamp in fertile 
So long entrapped in traditional 

Copyright © Joe Murphy | Year Posted 2014

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In Dreams

In Dreams

Family reunion, can't get enough
Chillin' and talkin' about all kinds of stuff

Homemade ice cream taste so good
Want to eat it all day, if I could I would

We laugh and talk about old times
Relaxing and sipping on our favorite wines

My brother in law says I have a gift for you
It is a ring all shiny and new

I tell him I will cherish it and clinch the ring real tight
I know I am waking up from my dream tonight

My brother in law visited me from the beyond
A gift I will treasure, our family bond

Contest by: Francine Roberts
September 22, 2012

Copyright © DEBRA FALGOUT | Year Posted 2012

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Little Big Brother

When he was a child, He threw my belongings out the window
Gazed upon me not knowing, Where I would go
Belt welts for my belongings, He did not know
Sorry my brother, My Highs reached your lows

When I became a teen mom, He embraced my change
Knowing I've always been like a mother, To my Lil Big Brother I reined
When he realized he beat me, He was not naive to see
However his mind was not developed enough, To see it was breaking me

He adapted to my change gradually, Seeing it as the norm
Eventually seeing the sister he once knew, Becoming someone he now mourned
As he grew he pushed harder, Knowing hopes and dreams for him were true
Occasionally falling off track, Doing what he had to do

Graduating first, Meeting the finish line 
He knew he made me proud, As an adult expressing his mind
Helping me to stay afloat, Encouraging me as his life boat 
I continue to tread water, Within tsunamis throat

Now using him as the outlet, In which I express
My deep darkest fears, He wipes away my tears
When younger siblings step in, In pride you should not be led
They to know whats best, While maintaining our thread

Copyright © Tiffany Diaz | Year Posted 2016

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A Brothers Love

As I reference the chronicles between my brother and I
 A momentary silence for images before my mind
Things in which I wish to grasp
 Moments for which I wish not to pass
And still they bring joy to my life
 As still for a moment I move only in mind
Our Love is so special I could never deny
 The bond between my brother and I
His passing took a piece of me
 I long for his presence praying on my knees
Till which I am answered through rewinding
 His love forever embedded inside of me
The moments we laughed and some troublesome days
 Cause them to flow, Becoming a Kleenex purging through tears away
I reflect on a given bond, tied through a love no other my brother gave
 Carried through out this earth till we meet again, Forever Engraved.............

^^^^^^^^A Brothers Love^^^^^^^^^^^

Copyright © Tiffany Diaz | Year Posted 2016

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Summer Fun---grammer school days

The day was hot as red rose sunny
We gathered eggs from holes like a bunny

Down to the grocer’s store we went
Sold our eggs funds on candies spent

With grandma abed off comes the coat
On goes the sneakers shaped like a boat  

Big brother goes racing up to the gate
The youngest trying to be quiet shout wait

Round the corner comes the show truck
Reels of movies in boxes securely tuck

Hercules Ben Hur High Noon Dracula and such
We saw them o’er and o’er he hadn’t  much

Big brother hops on the truck going up the hill
The youngest and I ran behind we know the drill

Hopping onto trucks is a skill perfected by boys
We girls had to be content playing with toys

Inside the show house the movie starts
Everyone must hear our throbbing  hearts

Written Sept. 8 2012
For Craig's contest: Summer Fun

Copyright © Joy Wellington | Year Posted 2012

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I Lost My Brother, So

Don't tell me that you understand, don't tell me that you know,

Don't tell me that I will survive, how I will surely grow.

Don't tell me this is just a test, that I am truly blessed,

That I am chosen for this task, apart from all the rest.

Don't come at me with answers that can only come from me,

Don't tell me how my grief will pass, that I will soon be free.

Don't stand in pious judgment of the bonds I must untie,

Don't tell me how to suffer, don't tell me how to cry.

My life is filled with selfishness, my pain is all I see,

But I need you, I need your love, unconditionally.

Accept me in my ups and downs, I need someone to share,

Just hold my hand and let me cry, and say,

"My friend, I really do care."

Copyright © debra perry | Year Posted 2014

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In My Dreams

~In My Dreams~ I can’t believe it look what I see! There you are looking at me. How did you know we just talked of you? A thousand miles from home, can this be true? To see you there is like the lottery win I never thought I’d see you again. The world is small and gets smaller each day What a fantastic thing has happened today. Your eyes are just as I knew and remembered You hair a little thinner that I think was intended. I never thought you would be so tanned Gosh how I have dreamed of holding you hand. How come you are here in my hiding place? No matter, I always wanted to look at your face. Come here; come hug me I just can’t believe So strong and warm for you I did grieve. You have never met your brother –in-law! I felt a bump on the head I was then on the floor. I cried as I realised it was not as it seemed For my little dead brother was just in my dream.
©20/09/2012 ~GG~

Copyright © Mandy Tams The Golden Girl | Year Posted 2012

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Tasha was a wooly bear of a chow
Who found a homeless kitten somehow 

He followed her home and she took over his care
Grooming and cleaning, smoothing his unruly hair

For months they made their daily appointed rounds
On the woody paths they considered their grounds

Eating and sleeping together and always by her side 
The kitten called Brother was his "Mother's" pride

One day Tasha was upset we could see
Brother was gone where could he be

Looking and searching the nearby wood
Was fruitless revealing nothing of any good

Tasha decided she would take the task on
She looked back at us and then was gone

Later she arrived with head hanging low
But that wasn't all she had something to show

A small cat she held ever so gently 
Breathing no longer his life gone evidently 

Her heart was broken she couldn't recover 
Her small son departed so for her it was all over

Soon thereafter Tasha knew that find him she might
Sadly the rainbow bridge was where they would reunite

But in evening's fading light two shadows are sometimes seen
Showing those who might glimpse this unforgettable scene 
How much love between two small creatures there had been

Copyright © Elizabeth Smith | Year Posted 2015

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Death in the Family

Curious lights flash through the door, 
Strange beckonings leave you wanting more.
Drawn to the lights you step outside,
Into the night where danger may hide.

Striding boldly you search for the source,
Stepping lively you determine your course.
Every step brings you nearer,
While your surroundings grow ever stranger.

Dazzling lights flash in the darkness,
Showing garish flashes of horrid harshness.
Steps grow timid, but much faster,
To avoid unknown disaster.

The devil dances just out of sight,
Cackling at his fortune this ghastly night.
The darkness fades with the sunrise,
Revealing the morbid cast of Death and Demise.

Then time passes and small things change,
But the cries of sirens you never heard still cry,
Never silenced within your brain,
Ever crying out the day that you began to die.

Copyright © Clayton Poole | Year Posted 2011

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Blood Brothers

My children mean more than the world to me
Molding little men into what they could become

Each day brings with it fresh kisses
Not one one them Mommy misses

Challenges met, some old, some new
Pictures reminding us how much they grew

As hard as each day can seem
Patience is a virtue, helping redeem

Wanting what all parents want for their kids
Teaching and learning underneath their lids

To be smart and strong and ever so kind
Brothers united, forever blood, their bind

Not all brothers connect the same way
Puzzle pieces teaching each other what's right to say

Somethings are easier to learn than others
Only time will tell if they can love each other as brothers

Copyright © Shannon Deane | Year Posted 2011

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My brother, Preston Jacob Simon. The one who played catch with me in the past, The guy who throws the ball extremely fast. My brother, The guy who graduated in 2006, Guess what college he goes ahead and picks. My brother, UNLV is where he has been, Although he graduated from there in 2010. My brother, The one who got engaged three days later, He says life in Seattle is so much greater. My brother, The guy who used to work at Panera Bread, His career there is officially dead. My brother, He stands tall at 6’3”, He was the GM of two restaurants with a criminal justice degree. My brother, In the restaurant business since age 16, He’s pretty close to rolling in the green. My brother, 2012 is his marriage year, When he first knelt down he was bursting with fear. My brother, The dude who told me it wasn’t too late, To pick up my grades in order to graduate. My brother, The guy I haven’t seen in so very long, The one that always beats me in a game of Ping Pong. My brother, He’s always been there and never let me down, I cry tears of joy when I know he’s in town. My brother, The guy who’s an Austin Bulldog at heart, Travis Tigers rule supreme, where do I even start. My brother, We’ve had our moments; we’ve had our days, We’ve had those times when all we could do is praise. My brother, Preston Jacob Simon

Copyright © Josh Whipple | Year Posted 2012

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My History of Me, One Day

We awakened, we argued, just like we had done before
It was mostly about football, the Celtic versus Rangers score

I would choose my team, as usual he would choose his
Pushing and shoving would then entail, growing brotherly bliss

But this was a day that was going to unite us, brothers, yes we
For we were getting our uniforms, the Boys Brigade's 4th Company

Football squabbles we left behind, to Bishop Edens we would go
It's our Primary School, did I tell you, our learning's in scholar show

As usual we met at playtime, in the same team we always played
We were like Pele, no doubt, well! it's what we tried to display

To the clock we always watched, as we told each other after school
Lets hurry home to have supper, for the 4th Company in us ruled

We left the caravan together, then brotherly competition arrived
Hey James! I'll race you to the canal, my little legs in strive

Into the distance he ran, blimey! he's much faster than I thought
I must continue to look up to him, he's my elder, I'm sure well taught

Just as I turned the corner, now knowing that I'm lagging behind
One minute he was there then gone, images now run through my mind

What I have witnessed, is now focused, a JU250 van has swept him away
It's impact I feel in my heart, I'm now in slow motion play

I now reach the junction, in my peripheral I hear my brother scream
Nothing like this I have heard, am I absorbed in a nightmare dream

The driver exits the van, his head he holds in his hands
I'm seven years old in tears, just trying to understand

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2011

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A Prayer for Haiti

I pray dear God to grant reprieve
To Haitian brother in dire need.
Spirit, instill a strength divine,
Transform his heart as loving Guide.
May healing hands inspire hope,
May grace and love our prayers provoke.
Raise Haiti’s head, with conqu’ring faith
You will prevail, you will prevail. Amen.

Copyright © Wade Souza | Year Posted 2010

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As I reflect upon the mirror, I see past and present 
I realize that my past created my present today, This is "Jay!"

Missed opportunity, Fuels a fire everyday
Creating the hunger to grow and think outside the box, Keeps me at bay

Wanting better for myself, Keeps my demons away
As I search inside myself, To find a better way

I conclude, That the person you see here today
Is here to stay, Until my days fade away

Till my soul doesn't duplicate, Making my name
It stops here today, The sun shines even when it rains

Shade Clouds my lane, Helping to reflect my way 
Through the suns rays, I stay away 

Referencing my mistakes, For that I am made 
Words that we say, We feel and we Pray
For the mercy in God remains, Through trials and tribulations we become great! 
As we collaborate, A Brother beside his Sister 

How we relate seeing things the same, Yet differently, 
Till the end "Tiffany!"

Tiffany and Jay "Jeremy" 12/20/2015

Copyright © Tiffany Diaz | Year Posted 2015

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Big Brother In My Pocket

Big Brother In My Pocket By Rick Rucker The cell phone I carry has the power, To run my company, hour, by hour, Its power is so robust, It leaves my old computer in the dust, Instead of having to phone in, I check the Web remotely, a major win, I check my stocks, and check the news, Listen to tunes, if I get the blues, I can forever monitor my mail, Through daily briefings, I now sail, If a picture is worth a thousand words, I have sent millions of them to fellow nerds, From my office, I am free, Free of my phone, I shall not be, To it, I am always tethered, The fellow that invented it should be tarred and feathered! I long for those days of being alone, Not possible, not with this phone! I think about how I got imprisoned with mirth, It constantly tells where I am on Earth! Like a prisoner’s bracelet, that I wear, To take it off, I would not dare! Yesterday, on a day most sunny, It texted me, it wanted money! It was not a large amount, I dared not to deny it, it knows the info for my bank account, To those that think that tech can’t be bad, I feel as if I have been had! A simple phone, like any other, It has grown into Big Brother!

Copyright © Rick Rucker | Year Posted 2011

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Thanksgiving's Picky Boy

He passed on turkey, passed on ham
and even on Mom’s candied yams!

He passed, for sure, on salad greens
and carrots, peas and lima beans!

He passed on Mom’s best home-baked bread
and cheeses ready to be spread.

The gravy and the mashed potatoes:
Those he passed on - and tomatoes.

Mom then served desserts; we knew
he’d pass on pie and ice cream too!

But for fruit JELLO, the small brat
yelled, “Mom, please pass me ALL of that!”

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2010

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The Deadly Dart

Wherever I go through out my whole life,
I end up struggling with lots of strife.
Thinking that my life is a total waste,
Wanting it to be over in a haste.

I can feel the pain inside my own heart,
Like someone through at my a deadly dart.
The wound is easing deeper and deeper,
Will the pain ever stop getting bigger?

Feeling emo is never a good thing,
Cutting your arm makes a really bad sting.
Blood is dripping from my arms and my heart,
Failing to dodge the largest deadly dart.

Drowning in all the lies and self pity,
I live each day but always feel sh*tty.
I have lots of thoughts about suicide,
But then I think about those who have died.

Those who have died not just from suicide,
But also those who are really nice guys.
...This "poem" was actually suppose to be a couplet (on any thing you want) for my english 
class but i made this kind bcuz i was feeling emo that day...and also after i was done i read it 
over and it almost sound like a rap song which, i guess, is kinda funny and cool.........

Copyright © BRITTANY MOON | Year Posted 2010

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My American Soldier

When you walked away I said I wouln't cry but I almost did when you said goodbye when you did come home you weren't very well you said you weren't hurting but you were I could tell I stayed by your side as your breath slid away whispered to you on your final day as you took your last breath you told me don't cry no matter what happens this isn't goodbye you now have peace my soldier lay at rest because you my american soldier were one of the best as time goes past as you asked I don't cry I kept my word because you promised this wasn't goodbye.

Copyright © Alexis Andrews | Year Posted 2012

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Searching for Summer


The region that makes my blood grow green
Where are you in this pastoral's den?

Your vivid eyes is now poor like muddy hut
What has really come over you?

Behold our pebbles of gold and our planting grown
Ona, What is next to god you want?


Your nerve is forgotten so soon 
Our share of roses and dine in the garden

It seem so soon, it is drying out from your memory
Our share of chopper and run for grasshopper

Honey, can't you call those days back
Our lone under the forest trees 

Have you forgot our prayer for success 
And our collective effort for your journey abroad...

...My lady, I will wait for many time
Because only you can complete me

My Summer, if to remain a pole with no hold
So long as you will return, I will not mind.

For your Light is my strength in the field
And brilliant kisses around natures are memories unforgotten.

Let someone  please find me my summer
And tell her to come back home.

BY: Abdulhafeez T. Oyewole

Copyright © Abdulhafeez Oyewole | Year Posted 2013