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Ten

When is it all going to end?

Sleep

Just Let It Be

La Vie en Rose



Heads in the Sand?

If I've Learned Anything!

Silver Bullet

The Path We Choose

A Soldier's Integrity

What is that Sound?

Back in the 50's Tonight!

A Red Rose

Golden as Gold can Be!

Robin Fly Away

You See!

The Demise of the Old Cowboy

What Will I Miss?

Ode to Christian "Kiki" Fenot

Bobby and Me

The Highwayman

*Let My Spirit Soar*

C'est La Vie

Les feuilles mortes

Before Destiny takes me!

The Hanging Tree

Lost in Time

The Golden Years?

Beyond The Shadows

A Soilder

Ode to an Old Cowboy Poet named....Jack

Our Flag!

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Where Have They Gone?


They drifted back one at a time,
into the World.
No music, no drums and
no flags unfurled.

Most tried to leave
their ghosts in Country.
Some will live with the sights
and sounds of war until the end of time.

Some will never return,
but in our hearts they will
always live in rhyme.

Many will be remembered
until time stands still,
on that black granite wall.

They changed their uniforms
for civvies and tried to start
their lives over with a new call.

 Some became lawyers
 Some became Policemen
 Some became Doctors
 Some became Nurses
 Some became Truck drivers
 Some became Business men
 Some became Men of God
 Some became Farmers
 Some just couldn’t stand the pain
 But most managed to sustain.

And all will be eternal brothers
in a faraway time and place called:

The Vietnam War.


Jackie R. Kays
Copyright...2001











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