AMERICAN SOLDIER I AM

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I sleep in dirt fox holes

With little to eat–

I stnad at my post

In cold, heat and sleet.

My Dad stood watch in the jungles of Nam

—A faithful American Soldier—I Am.

I’lm here by my own choice

I’m here day and night—

My Gramps died at Pearl Harbour

On that fateful night—

I’m taking my turn for one and all

Making sure Old Glory never shall fall.

I’m away from my family

My dear kis and my home;

My wife sends me pictures

000Oftime’s I feel alone.

All I ask is you pray for this son of Uncle Sam

—A faithful American Soldier–I Am.

2011 by Douglas Raymond Rose

Member Academy of American Poets

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