Iraq and Afgahnistan Soldier’s Poetry / Art Slam Session 32

” A Pale Green Mermaid Blog “

 

Good Afternoon,

A poem.

 

MY DREAMS

 My dreams have stopped,

My dreams have disappeared,

My dreams are filled with fear,

I sit and wait for a new dream to appear,

Something I can believe in and hold dear.

My time will come  –  if I can just hold on for one more night.

 

Hold on… they said, we’re listening.

 

 

BJHC

 A poem for all the soldiers with PTSD injuries.

 

 

 

When you try your best but you don’t succeed
When you get what you want but not what you need
When you feel so tired but you can’t sleep
Stuck in reverse.

And the tears come streaming down your face
When you lose something you can’t replace
When you love someone but it goes to waste
Could it be worse?

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

And high up above earth or down below
When you’re too in love to let it go
But if you never try you’ll never know
Just what you’re worth

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you

Tears stream, down your face
When you lose something you cannot replace
Tears stream down your face and I…

Tears stream, down your face
I promise you I will learn from my mistakes
Tears stream down your face and I…

Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you.
 

“FIX YOU ”  lyrics         Coldplay Band

 

Image from Google Images

 

Have a good evening,

See you next Saturday,

Please send any thoughts or ideas to shivazzzzz@aol.com and I will post or use comments area, thanks,

  

www.ivaw.org Iraq Veterans Against The War

www.iava.org Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

www.veteransforpeace.org Veterans for Peace

 

 This Slam will continue until all our soldiers return from Iraq and Afghanistan.

 BJ Halliday Crawley     Editor

 

 

 

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