So the endless battles and deaths go on! Happy reunions and sad repatriation of the dead! TheFoureyedPoet.
Only yesterday so it felt to a lonely soul
alone on a bench in that old station
waiting for her safe return home
back from the war to my open arms
my body shook with the excitement
nervously here my thoughts intent!
Then a faint whistle as the steam engine
came closer down the picturesque track
into sight saw the puffing locomotive
several minutes passed it came to a stop
then on the platform there you stood
within my whole self it was really good!
Only you could I see tired and so pale
traumatized by the horrors witnessed
back into your peaceful countryside
standing by the panting breathing loco
you came we kissed and embraced
together any nightmares could be faced!
After the conflicts countless tales of happy homecomings
as the men and women return safely for new beginnings
too often though they never do return from the warfare
now only remembered in their family…
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