The Military Man

by Kaylee   May 13, 2006


Too much seen through cloudy eyes,
Of which I should never myself see.
Entwined sadness roping your heart.
I can not stop what continues to bleed.
—Hands frozen but blood red stained.

Too many prayers thrown to the Lord,
Of which I should never myself listen.
I, Myself remain an eager voice unheard.
But shaking hands dare not hold my own.
—Defenses built so heart can not tumble.

Too many secrets locked in an enchanted box,
Of which I should never myself hold the key.
For never should I pick the lock you have made.
I can not force you to reveal what you refuse.
—Weaken those lies you have been told.

Too many things I can not understand,
Yet the world you reside within makes sense.
What you consider to be a band of brothers,
Makes me break down when you have gone.
—But forever you remain a military man.

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  • 11 years ago

    by jackie vallerio

    I love the poem

  • 11 years ago

    by Lost & Delirious

    I love this poem, it's so amazing, and beautifully written. Your description of a military man is excellent. 5/5
    Keep writing.

  • Wow. you are amazing at writing poems. the best poem i have ever read. you can tell you were made for this. Whenever you get inspired; be sure to write some poems, i'll love reading them =]

    -thanks for the suggestions, i'll try to work on that. haha.

  • 11 years ago

    by Sarah Ann

    This is really an astounding poem. You used powerful and descriptive words, I felt every line in my heart. Keep up your great work, you really deserve poet's honor. 5/5 xxx

  • 11 years ago

    by shobhana kumar

    Kaylee, what should I say! you are truly amazing! this poem is truly outstanding. Your description of what is obvious and what goes on - the apparent and reality is so profound.

    excellent writing, truly.

    good luck and peace
    shobhana