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.
Covid came and gone Coffin in the ground not long Still wait by the phone
State executions are a great success Teaches citizens not to kill Abysmally? State arena power thrill   Like slapping and beating children...
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’...

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