Soldier's Inspiration



"Daddy when will you be back?"
My daughter asked me, the answer wasn't exact
I thought about her face as I struggled through basic training
Whenever my strength was down and my spirits waning,
I'd think about her beautiful face
Suddenly my passion and drive would move with haste

By: ©William J Dorsey Jr. (Copyright) October 24, 2013
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Scheme XXAAXX X
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 329
Words 59
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 6, 1

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