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(9/4/01 10:39:54 am)
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I saw you Friday
for the first time-
warm & soft-smooth to touch.
Everyone came to see you
and your comrades-
Were you happy to see us?
It rained part of the time
but you didn't seem to mind
the raindrops.
Did your family come?
I don't know any but
a cousin's wife who remembered you.
Back when high school
basketball and bobby socks
were quite the rage.
How I long to see your face
just once-
without the black marble glare
of the sun and spotlights;
to feel you-not the rock warmed
by the sun-smoothed down by man
and polished to a shiny gleam.
The wall was so shiny.
It's like the bracelet I wear-
Your bracelet-your name and rank
etched on it
Did you like shiny things like jewelry?
I've wore you for quite a while now.
It's sorta weird
sharing my everyday activities with
a man so much older-
one that's only there in spirit-
one I've never met.
Yeah I saw you last Friday,
touched your name.
You were warm and smooth and
your name felt the same on the wall
as it does on my bracelet.
I'm glad you came to see me.
One day I'll make it to see you.
Gotta go.
Love,
Bree
092696
IF YOU VALUE YOUR FREEDOM, THANK A VET!

Edited by: Mesen at: 9/5/01 1:14:02 am

Indybear57
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Posts: 578
(9/4/01 12:17:32 pm)
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Re: A Letter To Reginald
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Thank you Bree.

dreamcatcher27371
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Posts: 187
(9/4/01 3:23:38 pm)
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Bree,
Beautiful, touching, heart-wrenching, magnificent. More, please.

high2fly
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Posts: 168
(9/7/01 6:39:40 am)
| Del Re: A Letter To Reginald
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To covet another's abilities is human, to admire and appreciate that persons obvious talents, is surely devine. A very moving and thoughtful letter---a mysterious sense of feeling a need for a closure. So very touching, that I am undecided if it is a love letter or simply a testament of a devoted friendship. Wilborn

homer4
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Posts: 1530
(9/9/01 10:26:38 am)
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Man!...that was great Bree! Realy and truly, a touching poem of someone that you had carried with you on a bracelet and to find him one Friday upon The Wall.

Yet another poet/writer here at VMBB.
Good Deal!

hope6970
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Posts: 556
(9/10/01 11:04:19 pm)
| Del Re: A Letter To Reginald
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Bree, a big ditto as to what Wilborn posted. He posted what I was feeling.

Hope
 
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