Some will never understand

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Some will never understand…

You picked up a rifle for a cause

Or laid it down to give a hand

A moment, a struggle, a pause

Yet, hesitate or not, you chose

To walk a path towards danger

Not always knowing who are foes

Touching the breadth of anger

And mercy’s width spreads wide

You stand tall through pain’s brand

Dried tears, your strength belied

Some will never understand…

BAGRAM, AFGHANISTAN - SEPTEMBER 11:  U.S. soldiers pray during the an anniversary ceremony of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 on September 11, 2011 at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. Ten years after the 9/11 attacks in the United States and after almost a decade war in Afghanistan, American soldiers paid their respects in a solemn observence of the tragic day.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

BAGRAM, AFGHANISTAN – SEPTEMBER 11: U.S. soldiers pray during the an anniversary ceremony of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 on September 11, 2011 at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. Ten years after the 9/11 attacks in the United States and after almost a decade war in Afghanistan, American soldiers paid their respects in a solemn observence of the tragic day. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

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About Denise Callaway

I started writing in the 5th grade and have folders of bits and pieces dating back nearly that far. Wonderful teachers encouraged me along the way, from allowing me to take my spelling word sentences and write a story instead to posting pictures for a free write on a regular basis. On those pictures, I often look for some obscure detail, sometimes imagined off the picture to develop into the story idea. As I grew into my teenage years, I continued to write and added poetry to my list. Throughout college and during my adult life, I've continued writing: short stories, poetry, and even a few articles for Yahoo! Voices before they shut down that venue. I do have longer works in process and I hope to one day unveil them to you all. Until that day comes, I hope you enjoy these tasty tidbits I delight in sharing with you.

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