Soldiers Dream

January 8, 2010
The little boy watches early morning cartoons. A commercial comes on, 'U.S Army, We Want You." The boy than drops evreything than ran. He runs to his mom he wants to be that man. with jelly beans in hand he watches in awe, he watches that man not seeing a flaw. The boy grows up never forgetting that day, with the jelly beans in hand and a voice that would say.."U.S Army, We Want You." no other words need exist. he goes for his gold and he tightens his fists. At last hes in battle, a true true man. But whats in his pocket? But his jelly bean friends. That boy then grows older, no longer can fight. He still remembers that very first sight. "U.S Army, We Want You." said Uncle Sam. At the moment, the boy turned into a man.

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alexxxbutlerrrr said...
Jan. 22, 2010 at 2:45 pm
Great poem Alex! I am very proud of you!
alexxxbutlerrrr replied...
Jan. 22, 2010 at 2:48 pm
thanks mom . lol
JMKF said...
Jan. 21, 2010 at 9:12 pm
I thought this poem was great - very moving!!
wildcheryl007 said...
Jan. 21, 2010 at 7:32 pm
i thought it was extremely insightful. it brought a tear to my eye at the end, cant wait to see more from her
alexxxbutlerrrr replied...
Jan. 22, 2010 at 2:48 pm
thank you. that means alot to me!
Aunti's aunti said...
Jan. 21, 2010 at 6:35 pm
Very timely subject matter and an issue that is very relevant in a young man's life today.We need more feeling,concerned and expressive youth as the author of this piece.
Tina said...
Jan. 21, 2010 at 5:14 pm
Very thoughful and mature...a topic not many teens would touch.
Mrs. C said...
Jan. 21, 2010 at 4:47 pm
Beautiful are very talented!!
Auntie K said...
Jan. 21, 2010 at 5:43 am
Nicely written!! I enjoyed it very much, keep at it!
Debs said...
Jan. 20, 2010 at 9:46 pm
Really nice poem. You did a great job!
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