Her Brave One


Her Brave One


His mother

waves him goodbye

as he walks

down her front garden path

Tall, strong, and young

Her heart swells with love and pride

His mother reads his letter

Holding it to her breast

she prays…

for her tall, strong, and young one

to be brave

to be blessed

His mother wipes away a tear

after her son’s friend

embraces her

and tells her

that her tall, strong, and young one

was brave to the end

His mother waves goodbye

to the friend of her son

she turns

and places another flower

on the grave

of her brave one.


Thank you to everyone who helps and has helped keep this world safer than it would be without brave sons, brave daughters, and praying parents.

Freedom Blessings ~ Wendy

“All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.”

– Edmund Burke