Army Mom’s Safe Haven

Painting: “The Mascot” by John Weiss
Painting: “The Mascot” by John Weiss

THE MASCOT

He knelt beside the dog
and wept,
head buried in her fur

The nightmare he lived
through today
is likely to recur ~

She’s just the soldier’s
mascot

She’s loyal and she’s true

Her only job is
comfort

For a boy who wears the blue.

©Copyright November 21, 2007 by Christina