What Do I See

What Do I See short poem

Photo by The U.S. Army

I went into the jungle
And what did I see?
Bodies of soldiers, ours and theirs.

I looked from the jungle
And what did I see?
Families of soldiers, ours and theirs.

Standing at an airport
Mom and dad waiting,
A child is coming home.

Standing at an airport
Wife and child, waiting,
A father is coming home.

A mother, a child,
A father, a wife, all waiting,
A soldier is coming home.

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Randall Smith

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Not from anywhere but from everywhere Germany, Korea, Viet Nam, USA, Army Veteran, Germany 1966-1968, Viet Nam 1968-1969. Two kids and bunch of grandkids. Enjoy my Roses, fishing and card playing. I may not write for several months and then I can not stop for several weeks. I have notebooks with 4 or 5 lines only, waiting for me to return.
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