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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Memorial Haiku



Memorial Haiku

 
Memorial Day in 1988/
Just finished my tour of duty/
Life lessons begin

6 comments:

Guyana-Gyal said...

That you in the photo, Stephen?

Stephen Bess said...

Hey GG! Yes, that's me about 16 years ago.

Guyana-Gyal said...

"Life lessons begin" sounds like in some odd way, the army sheltered you from 'life'. Am I right? I don't know, just trying to read between the lines.

get zapped said...

I can only imagine. Nice photo!

Stephen Bess said...

GG, the military did shelter us a bit. We had our duties and responsibilties and anything else was secondary. They taught us many vauluable life skills that most were not able to put into practice until afterwards. By the way, I was in the Navy. Army? Never! lol! No, it's all for the good.

Stephen Bess said...

Get Zapped - Yeah, I've learned many lessons and many more to come.