A Walk In The Park

 

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Thinking back on the excruciatingly long bus journey I thought I I came to be here in this shit hole It was January 2003 walking in to the ruff us Marines stand I was instantly greeted by pictures of the brave men serving in Iraq there was no time wasting as I signed my name I signed away my life I was given a week to get ready then I'd be on that same bus but heading to Iraq not home on my last day my soon to be wife looked at ne in my glistening blue eyes and kissed me tentatively I mouthed I'll come home I'll se you again 

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Landing

 As the boing hit the scorching tarmac of the run way and the heat flooded in the open doors I seen nothing but deserts guns and the American flag flying high this is what I've been waiting for stepping of the plane BANG gun shots flying a sharp unimaginable pain hit my leg shoulder and my bisep I couldn't think about anything out her then my training I dived in to a fox hole beside me leg and limbs were flying I thought I was already dead so I took one last breath and...

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