BULLETS OF TRUTH

SO MANY PROUD, BRAVE WOMEN AND MEN; FOUGHT A WAR THEY COULDN’T WIN. THEIR HANDS BEHIND THE BACK WERE TIED; HAVE ENEMY IN SIGHT, REQUEST TO FIRE, “REQUEST DENIED”. SENT ON MISSIONS THAT WERE NOT ALLOWED; “WE’VE NEVER BEEN THERE THE...

VIETNAM

CLEAR BLUE SKY ALL AROUND HERE AM I IN VIETNAM. FREEDOM AND PEACE WAS MY CALL NEITHER IS HERE, JUST WAR THAT’S ALL. I LIVE IN FEAR, I WALK THE SAME. NO COMFORT HERE, JUST DEATH AND PAIN. I CAN NOT EAT, NOR CAN I SLEEP. I PRAY AT NIGHT, SOMETIMES I WEEP. SOME MAKE IT...

MIDDLE AGED WARRIOR

YES I’M A MIDDLE AGED WARRIOR, FROM A WAR MANY YEARS AGO. I NEVER REALLY SPOKE OF IT, AND THE SCARS, THEY DIDN’T SHOW. I BURIED THE MEMORIES DEEP INSIDE, AND COULDN’T SHARE MY PAIN. THE WORDS LIKE BRAVERY, VETERAN, AND PRIDE JUST NEVER MEANT THE SAME. NOW THAT I’M...

P.O. BOX SPECIAL PLACE

I’M LOOKING FOR THAT SPECIAL PLACE WHERE I WON’T BE ALONE. TO LOOK UPON ANOTHER’S FACE WHO KNOWS WHAT I HAVE KNOWN. THERE IS A SECRET LANGUAGE THERE THOUGH WORDS ARE VERY FEW. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SOUL WILL TELL US WHAT TO DO. WE’LL HAVE NO RANK OR RULERS NO LAWS...

Garage Build

As part of our on-going effort to serve Vietnam Veterans, their families, and our community, the Vietnam Veterans of Bartow County helped with the construction of a garage for a local veteran....