Army Mom’s Safe Haven


If one night you feel a light touch upon your cheek,
a hand upon your shoulder
and you know there's no one there -

If a soft voice whispers "hang on" -
It is my prayer.

©Copyright October 1998 by Christina
(Revised September 15, 2005)

For B.D. McKendree: "Barbed Wire and Rice" (WWII Collected POW poems)