Treasure Island

Adam M. Snow

(5/30/1988 / Phoenix, AZ)

A Soldier's Prayer


This poem is written for our soldiers over seas. May God be with them all.

A Soldier's Prayer
By: Adam M. Snow

O' Lord my God I pray;
for I am far away;
on a land, not my home;
I'm on my knees and all alone;
as I fight for freedom and peace;
I ask, 'Let this bloodshed cease.

I am fighting a war;
on a distant foreign shore;
fighting for my family and friends;
hoping that this would soon end.
I bow my head to a flag-draped casket;
to a soldier, not a rank past private.

I pray for salvation for all soldiers dead and gone;
as I continue to fight through the red of dawn;
for I fight what I believe is true;
I am but a lonely soldier living for you.
Forgive us Jesus for we have sinned;
I now end this prayer O' Lord, Amen.

Submitted: Wednesday, December 01, 2010

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  • Me Myself And I... (11/19/2013 7:41:00 PM)

    I cant believe no-one has not commented on this, I have just submitted you to friends and will read more of your work shortly, As a former soldier this speaks to me more than the words themselves,

    A nice write Adam.

    I look forward to reading more of your work.

    Mmi. (Report) Reply

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