A Soldier’s Paradise

A Soldier’s Paradise

A Poem By, Donna M. Monnig

{Poem reprinted from, Echoes of Time: A Collection of Rhyme}

Picture used with permission from www.lifetoreset.wordpress.com

A soldier’s paradise dost need not gold,

Just warm sunshine away from the cold.

They don’t need diamonds, jewels, or such things,

Merely the comfort that peace and stillness brings.

Picture used with permission from Kathi at www.kathrynwarmstrong.wordpress.com

They don’t need a palace to be happy and content,

Only sturdy shelter something stronger than a tent.

They don’t need servants to wait on them foot and hand,

For they know what it’s like to be under someone’s command.

Picture used with permission from Kathi at www.kathrynwarmstrong.wordpress.com

All they want is land that hasn’t seen blood,

A place where no tears have fell in a flood.

They want to see grass, green, and not red,

With trees standing tall not gnarled and dead.

Picture used with permission from Kathi at www.kathrynwarmstrong.wordpress.com

With flowers blooming and birds flying free,

And sky crystal blue as far as you can see.

A peaceful brook flowing, sparkling clear,

A soldier’s paradise is a place without fear.

Picture used with permission from Kathi at www.kathrynwarmstrong.wordpress.com

A place without death, just peaceful and still,

With no one to fight and no one to kill.

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“No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined what God has prepared for those who love Him.” –1 Corinthians 2:9

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About Donna M. Monnig

Donna M. Monnig is a published poet, aspiring novelist, freelance writer, a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, and is a cowgirl at heart.
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8 Responses to A Soldier’s Paradise

  1. booklover says:

    Beautiful! Very creative post, thanks for sharing!

    Like

  2. Kathi says:

    Just lovely! The words and pictures go together beautifully! Bless you, Kathi

    Like

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