Gun, Hat, and Boots


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No, I don't know anyone personally that has sacrificed it all for our country...on second thought, we all have. That random man on the street, be him the beggar on the corner or the CEO in his expensive suit...either one when push comes to shove could be that private you see on the news that was killed overseas, far from his family, in a hostile situation. let that sink in...
Love and Peace,

Gun, Hat, and Boots

Your gun, hat and boots

stacked up to stay,

you gave yourself

to make me safe.

You went to war

to make it right,

you thought you could end

all the plight.

You prayed to our God

to keep you intact,

reading and writing

to help you distract.

Other men would go out

drink and buy women,

while you lay on your cot

the good little Christian.

Little did they know

how it would matter in the end,

when the gunfire and cannons

would start to deafen.

Your gun, hat and boots

stacked next to your grave

I am more than thankful

for all that you gave.

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themommyof2 commented on Gun, Hat, and Boots


Great feeling to this piece. I always remember to thank our service men and women. They risk so much for the good of their country. God bless them.

stever commented on Gun, Hat, and Boots


very powerfull..would be a good are a great writer..wish i was!

redbloodink commented on Gun, Hat, and Boots


Just amazing writing thanx for sharing and caring ... My bother has been there 2 times... Just got back about 2 weeks or so ago....

SilverGirl commented on Gun, Hat, and Boots


OH fufu.. this has given me chills.. what a wonderful testiment to our military. A great poem. Very good job.and even better message!. Hugs.. SG

Poetry is what is lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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