Many exercised their creative talents during downtime on patrol by writing poetry or prose. Here's a spot to share yours.
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Joined: Wed Oct 25, 2006 7:25 pm
First Name: Roy
Last Name: Bowen
Crew?: Both
Which Years on Board: 1967-1971
Special Crew?: Neither
Rate: EM2(SS/DV)


Post by rmbowen » Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:53 am


I’m tired.
Let me put these worries away.
I’ll face them another day.
It’s time I retired.
It drips from the overhead
And follows me to bed.
It clutters my mind
And swallows thoughts of happiness.
Is all around me,
Pressing in from the cold, dark sea.
Danger stands beside me
And every movement I make is measured.
They’re getting me down.
I wish I could turn around
And walk away from them.
A place,
I need a place to think.
Settle down with a good cool drink
And forget this madding race.

(Copyright TX0007785380 - RMB)
Last edited by rmbowen on Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:42 pm, edited 2 times in total.
R.M. Bowen EM2(SS/DV)
1967-1970 blue crew April 1970-1971 gold crew

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Posts: 70
Joined: Thu Nov 03, 2005 6:06 pm
First Name: Kelly Joe
Last Name: Ray
Crew?: Blue
Which Years on Board: 1974-79
Special Crew?: Neither
Rate: MM


Post by KellyJoeRay » Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:23 pm

Been there and done that brother...
K.J. Ray MM1/SS Ret.
Blue Crew 1974-1979

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