Poem by an Unknown Soldier Written During WWII

Lovely thoughts of remembrance on this link.

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Today’s post is a little different. As Rememberance Sunday, I thought I should post something topical, something that will allow us to remember those who died, and what they fought for.

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Stay with me God, the night is dark!

The night is cold; my little spark

Of courage dims, the night is long.

Be with me God and make me strong.

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I love a game; I love a fight.

I hate the dark; I love the light.

I love my child; I love my wife.

I am no coward. I love life.

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Life with its change of mood and shade,

I want to live. I’m not afraid.

But me and mine are hard to part.

O unknown God lift up my heart.

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You stilled the waters at Dunkirk

You saved Your servants, all Your work

Is wonderful. Dear God; you strode

Before us down that dreadful…

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About Loretta Livingstone

I write, and I want to tell people about my books. That's why I started this blog. It's all very new, so I will probably make mistakes, but - here I am! Blogging!
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2 Responses to Poem by an Unknown Soldier Written During WWII

  1. It brings us to that moment, the freeing quiet moment just before it all goes. We get to know he was everyone of us with the same loves, wants, fears. Just one of us and he let his soul go free. As an ex soldier I felt so connected to him, and it gave my heart joy, tore it at the same time. He deserved life; they all do…

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