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In the Autumn of my Life

Oh! Yeasterday

Oh! Yeasterday


"Nothing is Forever!"

Today's Evil


In the Eye of the Tiger

A Conversation between My Cat and Dog

If, I Had It All To Do Over!

Twilight Honor

A Portrait of my Life

Fifty Years of Tears

Eternal Rest

Do You Remember When?

Mirrow Reflctions

Who Knew?

"Jack Who?"

Ain't That a Shame?

Hopefully, They will Say...

Does It Matter?

Love Found

Who Knew?

My Little Dog named-Art

Yesterday's Autumn

A Bowl of Cheers?

I Say!

My Quest

Near Miss

Dreams of Yesterday

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Frozen in Time

Ancient dust collects on a pair of worn combat boots,
a uniform now two sizes too small hangs on the
attic wall.

Decades have quickly passed…
yet he lives in  yesterdays’ shadowed time.
His thoughts no longer make
sense are rhyme.

In a split jungle second his life changed forever…
a soldier he was and a soldier he will always be…
for him time stands still, you see.

In his crippled mind that jungle time repeats
its self over and over and over again.

He’s fighting a war that he can never win,
over and over again.

Frozen in time…
this soldier’s damaged mind.

Jackie R. Kays

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