For Get Me Not

Falklands 82

For Get Me Not


As you stare into the eyes,
Of the man you call your friend.
To speak the words,
You both know to be a lie.
You find no fear.
May perhaps,
A simple resignation.
Pre-ordained this moment.
‘Tis Kismet.
A disciplined death.

A soldier’s fate.

Giajl © Jim Love 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

You take turns to draw the enemy's fire.
Skill still needs help at times from
"lady luck".

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The Words

"To speak the words,/You both know to be a lie." My heart went thud at this line. I re-read it - yes. - slc