Homebound Battlefear

Hearts won minds turned chemical burned, Hero’s march home, war and dreams, Constant reward, images burned, wounds inflicted, Mind confounded and infected by nightmares, Can’t sleep, media a constant reminder, War a reality nuclear vision blur, Fear gripping heart, reality tilting heart, Hearts and minds, minds and hearts, Winning hearts and minds, lost, lost, Hope…

Shredded Water

Facing the tempest, My feet clamber onto bulkheads, Ship rocking in her wavy bed, Gun grease soaking all, Cocking back I unload with furry, Shredding water in historic victory, Smoke floats exploding, Cheering in the background, Dark cloudy sky, Shadowing our war visage, Cloaking us in obscurity, Each round a testimony to our dedication, Ending…

The Whale

In Northeastern woods I walk, The trails lay miles behind me, Each step a journey towards my manhood, Each step a victory toward my warrior status, Each journey a vision matching my sailor heritage, Sailors blood pumping through my veins, On seas of courage, Swimming with Krakens, Yelling in the face of the vicious misstress,…

Battle Cry

Trumpets flare as blood lands, In the angry face of Adversity, Justice stabs as victims bleed, Laying on the field of, Empty vices, wasting away, Hollow, void of responsibility, Stand and fight, Bellow and stomp your feet, Raise your guard high, And shout your battle cry.

May Day

May Day, May Day, In the end, at the end of a long May Day, Flying high, smoking enemies all day, May Day, May Day, Falling from the sky, Walking away, head held high, On this May Day, what a fate, Staying up late, nursing my friend, Humping him through the haze of May, Fine…

Mary Jane Strikes

Mary Jane smokes the bullets away, Washing over hazy bay, Mary Jane smokes the explosions away, Washing over sinking submarine hatchway.

Odin’s Open Arms

Soft world hits hard, The solarplexus left harmed, Unsustainable cowardness harnesses our nation, As we explore impossible odds, One two punch, Dodged and countered, Swinging uppercut to the gut, Air knocked out, Dropped to the ground, Crawling to the ropes, Gasping, Struggling, Reviving, Rededicated to the fight, Onward our courage grows, Together in our integrity…

Mission

Rolling out again, Boots hitting dusty ground, Take that rifle and hit the sand, Ground and pound, Lift this, lift that, Run about a lot, Hot, sticky sweat, Never washes off, Stuck in deserted waste, Don’t worry about moving with haste, Sun beating down, Sweat on tanned brow, Numb brain, Dehydrating sun, Missions to plan,…

Military Career Moral Booster

It is amazing how the little & big things change your life over time. What once may have been a battle is a notch well done and things I have overlooked or pushed down come back and haunt me. Walls built up are torn down in seconds from a flash of memory, sound bite, photo,…

ToGether

One morning I looked in the mirror, Standing there looking twenty years older, Mentally believing myself twenty years younger, A sailor, living the dream, High seas of life, ports of dreams and fantasy, Head over heels for the love of my life, Now bitterness separates us, Vowing to throw love in the river, Rowing the…