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Far Away Soldier
Far Away Soldier

As I hung up the phone
And got ready to fly
It just didn't feel right
This kind of good-bye

Here I go to a distant land
To fight for my country now
Just following my orders
Not ready to throw-in-the-towel

For we just found out today
The wife will be having a baby soon
This will be our first one
My heart and mind plays another tune

It's off to a foreign land
To fight for what is right
Some battles may be long and hard
Maybe even lasting through the night

I was picked from so many others
To be on this mission of sorrow
To protect those innocent souls
So that they too can have tomorrow

But I'll be dreaming of home
Of my wife and baby to be
Counting every moment each day
As I pray for a healthy baby

She's not far enough as yet
To tell if it's a boy or girl
But just the very thoughts
Will keep my heart a whirl

I can't wait to return
And hold them in my arms
They're all I can dream of
God protect us from all harms

I'll find a time to pray each night
That we see each other soon
Wishing God would end this fight
So we can meet under the lovers moon

Written 9/7/2017 by Norman Hale Jr.
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