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Forever Thankfulcountry as flag
Back in nineteen sixty � nine
it was a long and lonely time

He had always wanted to be a Marine
then Vietnam came on the scene

Nothing I could do but stay home and cry
war is horrible and so many soldiers die

For the war to be over soon
daily I would pray and hope

At last, You sent him home, not whole
but alive and able to cope

Thank you God above
for sparing the one I love

I still give thanks to You... with my all.
for his name is not carved upon... The Wall

By Faye Sizemore
Copyright 2002
Listed August 2, 2011

 

About Author... Faye Sizemore makes her home in the beautiful foothills of South Carolina with Grant, the love of her life, as well as three dogs, two cats, two parakeets and four nanny goats. Grant is a Vietnam Veteran having served with the US Marines in 1968-69 and is, of course, Faye's muse. Faye is deeply interested in Veterans' Affairs and Veterans' Causes. She is very proud of Grant and her poetry is an off-shoot of that pride.

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