When A Soldier Cries

IF you have time to read this do. IF not don’t. This touched me and I wanted to share. Just came across this in my blog reading today.

Chris Martin Writes

My latest. This one is called When A Soldier Cries.

When a Soldier Cries
Copyright 2013 Chris Martin

A tattered picture, nearly faded to white
Faces of the ones for whom a soldier fights
In the empty silence of a world so far away
On the rocky ground, the only place to lay

A father dreams of home, family, and friends
In war, there is no guarantee he will see them again
Thunder roars with fury, lightning burns the darkened skies
The mighty angels shed a tear, when a soldier cries

She walks across the street, a young child stands alone
Memories haunt her dreams of the daughters she left at home
She tries to smile, show happiness through the tears
Although she wants to help, the child retreats in fear

At night she dreams of home, bedtime hugs and kisses
She prays to one day have again, everything she…

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6 Responses to When A Soldier Cries

  1. that’s pretty awesome. Thanks for sharing.


  2. Wow. Wow. Wow. This is powerful.


  3. Very beautiful and touching. Makes me extremely grateful for my blessings and for the men and women who fight to protect us. Thanks for sharing.


    • clarbojahn says:

      thanks, Leigh!

      That’s exactly how I feel. Grateful. :)    Clara Bowman-Jahn, author “Annie’s Special Day” website blog facebook twitter



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