Old soldier…

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Old soldier…

A Story byCoyote Poetry

" Only Soldiers understand what another soldier had saw and felt. Strangers to war and violence cannot understand. When you are near death for too long. You appreciate being alive. "         

                           Old Soldier….

He had a hard face. He was drinking his whiskey and Miller beer. He was a retired soldier drinking alone in the dancing/bowling tavern near the Seaside beach. His hard face turned friendly when another soldier slapped his back and told him. Almost time to go home Sergeant Major. He told the bargirl. A double jack and a cold tapped beer for my friend. He turned around and gave me a hug bear hugged and told me. Good to see you, Johnnie. I got you a young filly from Kentucky with legs as long as the Texas highways. I told her you are going to be a General. If you…

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