In March, recognition finally came. Nicole knew she wouldn’t hear from Joe for about 4 days. The ritual was the final rite of passage for freshmen cadets to become part of the cadet wing. For three days the upperclassmen ran the freshmen through exercises, courses, and other activities to push them to their limits. Joe… Continue reading Eight
If you remember back, the year 2000 was surrounded by a bunch of apprehension that never came to fruition. I figured if we weren’t gone by 2 in the afternoon, the new year was on. I had plan. I was going to go to a concert and ring in the new year there. I was… Continue reading The New Year
That year was constant activity. Studies, military duties, sports. Joe took up fencing. He had his black belt, so he figured he’d try another combative. AOL IM was his savior. The only place he could talk to Nicole was across the main campus, and only on the weekends. The familiar ping of a message always… Continue reading Seven
A moment to dream A lifetime to live, When everything you want Is so far it seems. Yesterday is done, Tomorrow is yet to come, The Present is here, But it’s never enough.
The sensuous voice, Echoing from the other end, With gentle words, And warm thoughts, Warms me inside. My smile I can’t hide. To brush your hair, And hold your hand, With or without words, You understand.
I’ve been the angel of life, I’ve been the angel of death. The only angel I wanted to be, Was your guardian angel. To keep you safe, Day and night, To watch you sleep, and hold you tight. But it never was, And never will. You sleep sound at night, I lay awake and wresle… Continue reading Angel
My life had a map. I’m throwing it away. Remembering yesterday, So I can make today that day. Lived my life for tomorrow, Brought me pain and sorrow, Never happy with what I’ve got, Living life too cold or too hot. Stepping out on the ledge I’ve spent my life being where I’m supposed to… Continue reading My Life had a Map