Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A Marine

A Marine
By Joeysguy

This fellow at the age of twenty
A Marine he became to be
He was no different than any other Marine
He stood proud, he stood tall and he was lean 
He vowed
That he would make his family proud
After finishing his training he was hurt        
An accident left him bleeding, broken, and in the dirt
Was someone watching over him that day
People wishing him well with lots of kind words to say
Off to the hospital where doctors put him under the knife 
He had a few set backs, he’s learning new ways of life
He lost the ability as a Marine to go and fight
For a new career he has something else in sight
So many people’s hearts he had won   
Everyone is so proud he’s far from done
Not much matters when it comes to size
He still stands tall in our eyes
I know he has more to give and he’s not done
I know this, because he’s our grandson
We wish him much love
From one of us here and one of us from above

I Do, But Now Do I

I Do, But Now Do I
By Joeysguy

I gave up being single and free
To have the love of Joey
I proposed  and she said yes I will marry you
On our wedding day we both said I do
After so many years I lost you
Not knowing now what do I do
Why do I hurt so bad
Why do I feel so mad
How do I ever go on
I can’t get passed you being gone
Do I give your stuff away
Do I move or do I stay
Do I remove my wedding band
Do I take it off or move it to the other hand
I feel people don’t understand what I’m going through
Until it happens to them they have no clue
Together we started with the words I do
I hate this going on without you
Do I ever stop with the tears
I do love you, and for the rest of my years

When The Light Goes Out

When The Light Goes Out
By Joeysguy   
Lighting a candle helps me to see more
I see things I didn’t see before 
Just little things that I couldn’t see
Some now have meaning to me
In the stillness of air, why does the flame flicker
It moves from side to side and looks bigger
I can feel the warmth of the candle and see it glow
As the wax melts the flame would grow
When day ends and night falls
The candles shadow is on the walls
I light the candles for my wife
Another way of honoring our life
My wife’s pictures would shimmer and shine 
In my mind to me she is still mine
The candle flames can be very bright
To me the flame dances when I look at the light
That dancing light is what I see    
I want to think that it’s dancing for me
I will be with my wife, I have no doubt
One day when the light goes out

Ways To An End

Ways To An End
By Joeysguy

On the day that I lost my wife
I stopped caring about my own life
Because of my sleep disorder it may happen in bed
I might stop breathing and wind up dead
A car going through the stop sign onto my street from Squire 
That could be another way that I could expire
Maybe from pains in my chest
And I go to the hospital for a test
Or the next time I fall off the ladder on my head
The EMT comes and says that I’m dead
Or just one of those big trees
When it falls under a winters breeze
A really bad accident with my car
And EMT can’t get to me to give CPR
Or a boulder coming down from a hill
Or just maybe one night from an extra pill
I could be in my car one night
When out of the dark comes a light
I’m driving down the roadway
And that light is moving fast and coming my way
I scream out that I’m going to die
Crash into the windshield was a freaking firefly