The Abandoned Soldier

With resolve, but despair and the track of a tear,

Proud and bereft, the soldier is left

To fend on his own now that he’s come home.

We exposed him to terror and from the horror

His new tomorrow exposes our error;

So few of us dare to acknowledge he’s there.

Andrew Diamond

Part of a suite of poems by Andrew Diamond in aid of Remembrance Day 2013. Andrew said he hopes his poems will ‘make people look for a better, peaceful and more caring world’.

The Soldier, The Parade, The Abandoned Solider, To Helmand and BackThe Survivor

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