Poems from Robert Williford

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Honorably discharged disabled veteran from Arkansas. Did a 12 month tour in Europe and a 6 week deployment to Northwest Africa. I speak a little German and a lot of Spanish. Many Vets lose their way/purpose in life. Your new mission in life, the most important you will ever have, is to become a better father, husband, son and neighbor. It doesn't make you weak to become a better human being. You don't have to be one of the military statistics who either commit suicide or end up in prison.
PART I: Sweet sixteen was supposed to be filled with joy and glitter But it left us feeling guilty and bitter Cause what she done Did more...
Young child crying The past can not hide Wounds and hurts From deep inside   Our inner-child still pains But matures greatly Helping others...
Longing for human comfort Life loses all meaning A yearning so strong It threatens my very being   One kind word or smile Is what my heart’...
Makes my heart cry aloud Softly at first then louder Whenever I picture those clouds Steel buidings, dust and powder Sadness then anger as...
Tic Toc Tic Toc Life is lived by the clock “Hold your head up high!” “For every man is born to die” He said, with a smirking sigh The...

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