Veteran stories, books, poems, and more

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Poem / Poetry

April 08, 2016

Reads: 167

Shelves: 1

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Dedicated to the 22 veterans who take their lives each day and all those who struggle with thoughts of doing the same. Read More
A short report on my last days looking after a senior veteran who eventually became more than just a patient. Read More

Reads: 333

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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To the fallen. A reflection while running past the cemetery on a snowy evening and seeing the military section. Read More
Welcome back to the Streets of Lechugaville and the heroic tales of the men and women of Lechugaville P.D. Introducing Peaches a La Mode, wounded and disabled USMC combat veteran and retiree, letting his inner woman out in the Streets of Lechugaville doing what he does best and enjoys most—pleasuring… Read More
The sad story of a war veteran who battles with survival of a different kind. Read More
Some people say I am mean, well I have news for you, its not me that's mean, its, well read on. Read More
My ASVAB scores from December 22, 1994. I joined the Army's early entry program and took the Oath of Enlistment on June 28, 1995. I wanted to share my scores and would love to know more about them. Read More
A brief discussion about the facts concerning banning High Capacity Magazines and Assault look alike weapons and the results of doing so. Read More

Reads: 106

Shelves: 1

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I made this Memrior by thinking what they would be like in World War ll.I will be making moor of these if you want me to! Read More

Reads: 315

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Bernard is eighty nine years old and wishes he could be in Normandy for the D-Day commemorations. Based on a true story. Read More

Tags: war, hero, d-day, veteran

Forever in our heart, we treasure: A Veteran, a Soldier, a Hero! Read More

Tags: hero, service, veteran

Reads: 195

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A true story about when I visited my grandparent. Read More

Short Story / Horror

February 26, 2014

Reads: 157

Shelves: 1

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Roger Bowers, a retired Korean War veteran begins to see a dark figure lurking outside his house during a thunder storm. Has he lost his mind? or has Death finally found for him. Read More

Reads: 183

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

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This poem is true and accurate. It portrays my first day in the Vietnam war in 1967. Read More

Book / War and Military

August 31, 2013

Reads: 870

Shelves: 1

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"Kiowa" is a story of love, courage, strength and healing -- told through the eyes (and ears) of a highly-trained combat dog. When Kiowa's seemingly unbreakable bond with his handler is tragically shattered, he feels as though everything is lost. But soon he discovers a path to recovery -- in… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 29, 2013

Reads: 72

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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views on war Read More

Reads: 182

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A story of a homeless Vietnam veteran and a prostitute who find redemption in each other. Read More

Reads: 189

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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When a teen boy is faced to see his mother getting beat every day, he takes justice into his own hands. Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 27, 2013

Reads: 150

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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My Memorial Day solo while everyone else enjoys it Read More

Book / Other

March 26, 2013

Reads: 216

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Upon the bed lay the body of Walter Morris. Broken, battered and covered in blood, it lay motionless. Three lives are entangled in a mindless attack on a frail old man who gives everything to save a women he has only just met. Read More
Coming back from the war zone in Angola the Mexican Horse Thief finds a cunning enemy waiting for him. This is about how he fought that enemy - alcoholism Read More

Tags: war, alcoholic, veteran, aa

You see me walking past in the grimy London street; guiltily you invite me into a pub for a drink. I eye you, adjust my face, and reply. Read More

Reads: 223

Shelves: 1

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For all of those who serve. Read More
Follows the thoughts of an old war veteran, as he sets out to complete his final task, influencing the lives of all he meets. (A three page story, with a beginning, middle, and end. Simple.) Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 06, 2012

Reads: 82

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem to remind everyone to thank vets and active duty military when you see them. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 24, 2012

Reads: 125

Shelves: 1

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With duty done, it is time to rest and recieve the rewards of faithful service... Read More
A poem I wrote for a valentine letter to be sent to a veteran. Read More

Reads: 152

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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I have been struggling with PTSD for more years than I realized. This poem was part of an opening that I had closed. The muses were alive in this one...It is difficult fearing to feel what was repressed for so long. There are many different wars around us. Societal, political,… Read More

Reads: 65

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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A poem inspired from a gentleman I saw on my way to work. Read More

Tags: veteran

The is a short story i wrote for school Read More
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