Well and tonight the candle burns bright for soldier. You are in my prayers and your angels follow you everywhere! I salute you and the red, white and blue. You are my hero and I just wanted to let you know you are honored by measures untold! Whatever road you find yourself on God is already there tomorrow! But tonight I burn a candle bright for soldier, in my appreciation, in and gratitude Well you got what it takes make no mistake and when I count my blessing I count you twice! And again tonight the candles burns bright For soldier you are the spirit and the breath of American life and the song of the eagle echoes forever freedom, loud and strong!
Bo Lanier is from Chattanooga, Tennessee and has become an established poet with five books to his credit that were published in Canada. He received several achievement awards in creative writing through poetry.com and has recently published two eBooks and one paperback book through Lulu.com. After a nine year hiatus, Bo returned to publishing his poems with a new outlook and fresh ideas. His other talents include singing and songwriting.
Don’t cry for me… I’ve met my destiny And found solace in the soil that covers me. Look beyond my grave Gather the stones, guns, bullets and grenades Build them into wheels For windmills, bicycles and trains. Look into children’s
call to duty tears him from his family, fighting war he causes not separate him from society he loves best, defending indefensible most times disconnect him from the loved ones maintaining imaginary “peace” elsewhere creates void at home at sea