FOR WRITERS

FOR READERS

FOR PUBLISHERS




FREE CHRISTIAN REPRINT ARTICLES

Christian Articles for All of your Publishing Needs!

LIKE US
Translate this Page Here

FOR WRITERS

FOR READERS

FOR PUBLISHERS




Word Count: 118

Send Article To Friend Print/Use Article

Contact Melissa Martin


Broken Soldiers, Vietnam Vets

by Melissa Martin  
11/04/2011 / Poetry


Broken soldiers existing in American VA hospitals,
They never left Vietnam.

The stench of war seeped into their bones,
Death's smell permeates their civilian clothes.

Human atrocities scarred their psyches,
Unspeakable bloodshed robbed their innocence.

Trying to cope with images of slaughtered humanity,
Alcohol pickled their brains, LSD clouded their reality.

Unbearable pain dances in their memories,
Chaos rules their soul, numbs their spirit.

Fractured soldiers struggling in America,
Trying so hard to leave Vietnam.

Graying hair and pony tails whisper stories,
Unforgotten friends are dead but not buried.

Avant-garde hippies of the 70's fighting for peace,
Drafted by an armchair king bathed in deception.

Healing soldiers living in American society,
Weeping at the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall.

Melissa writes about the God and human connection and condition.

Article Source: http://www.faithwriters.com-CHRISTIAN WRITERS

If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Melissa Martin

Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Or enter a keyword for a topic in the search box to search our articles.

User Comments

Enter comments below. Due to spam, all hyperlinks posted in the comments are now immediately disabled by our system.

Please type the following word below:


Not readable? Change text.



The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed, Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer


Main FaithWriters Site | Acceptable Use Policy

By using this site you agree to our Acceptable Use Policy .

© FaithWriters.com. All rights reserved.


FaithWriters.com Free Reprint Articles - Your place for Christian articles, Christian poems, Christian stories and much more.