It was hard to let you go.
There were many things left to do.
We mustn’t tie ourselves with tears.
We are thankful for the many years.
You gave us your love, you can only guess,
How much you gave us happiness.
You may not feel our touch, we’ll be near.
If you listen with your heart, you’ll hear,
All our love for you is true and clear.
When you return
We’ll greet you with a smile and say,
BY GERT SHERWOOD, VERMONT
Author Notes Thanks to 1archangel with her concern for our military, she asked fanstory writers to add a poem or prayer. Great idea archangel. Our brave men and women need to know we care.
This is a multi-author labor of love. It is a collection of prayers, poems and letters in support of our military members and their families written with respect and love. The title of the collection is WITH LOVE AND PRAYERS TO THOSE WHO SERVE. Each author's name will be included with their indiv