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When A Soldier Cries


My latest. This one is called When A Soldier Cries.

When a Soldier Cries Copyright 2013 Chris Martin

A tattered picture, nearly faded to white Faces of the ones for whom a soldier fights In the empty silence of a world so far away On the rocky ground, the only place to lay

A father dreams of home, family, and friends In war, there is no guarantee he will see them again Thunder roars with fury, lightning burns the darkened skies The mighty angels shed a tear, when a soldier cries

She walks across the street, a young child stands alone Memories haunt her dreams of the daughters she left at home She tries to smile, show happiness through the tears Although she wants to help, the child retreats in fear

At night she dreams of home, bedtime hugs and kisses She prays to one day have again, everything she…

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