Treasure Island

Dipy Hermonite


The Passing Out Song


Sitting out here, I’m feeling so lonely
All my friends have gone a thousand miles away
Though the doors of life opened for us – together
Why does my step have to stagger at the very outset – today

I still remember the times we used to have
The frolic in the morning and the ten miles that we ran
But all too soon the time had come to say goodbye
As into this world we marched to the Auld Lang Syne

Submitted: Monday, June 18, 2007
Edited: Friday, August 23, 2013

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For all the lads who, along with me, went through one of the toughest trainings ever! !

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  • Patricia Grantham (8/23/2013 8:20:00 AM)

    Nothing lasts forever. Good things must come to an end.
    Remembering the days of being with comrades and
    running together must have been very rewarding. Thanks
    for the memories. Enjoyed your write. Please read my
    poem Salute to Soldiers. (Report) Reply

  • Lynne Fincherspringarden (8/22/2013 9:06:00 PM)

    A fond memory and farewell dedicated to your comrades and fellow students. So nice to put your memories into poetry as then it will never be forgotten. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (8/19/2013 4:54:00 PM)

    A nice write for all the lads.this is one special memory you will always look back on. (Report) Reply

  • Divya Gupta (8/19/2013 6:54:00 AM)

    nice 1..its natural that each and every person miss their old days a lot...this poem reminded some of my old memo.... :) (Report) Reply

  • Walt Martin (6/20/2007 6:42:00 AM)

    I liked this because I could identify and relate; not everyone, as you know, has that commonality. It may be that there's room for expansion to the point of doubling content. (Report) Reply

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