"Veterans Thoughts" by Richard Gildea, UK

Title: Veterans Thoughts

Author: Richard Gildea, UK

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Type: Book of Poems

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Thoughts and conjecture related to my time as a member of HM Armed Forces. Comments on political posturing, long suffering innocents of war and what the future may hold. Several pieces related to a particular 'incident' that changed my life, my plans for the future and my well being.

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1. "Breath Of Life"4-2-201128811-31-2011
2. "Words Are Not Enough"4-2-201136581-31-2011
3. "Sorrows Place"4-2-201121332-8-2011
4. "End of Time"4-2-201113842-3-2011
5. "Dream Walker"4-2-201113632-1-2011
6. Clouded Conscience4-2-201116221-30-2011
7. "Mannequins of Power"4-2-201114591-28-2011
8. REAR MIRAGE4-2-201124073-3-2011
9. Clouded Angels4-2-201115903-10-2011
10. Truth's Penance4-2-201112923-20-2011
11. "Rear Party"4-2-201115601-30-2011
12. "Patch"4-2-201115611-28-2011
13. "Masquerade"4-2-201130881-28-2011
14. Obvious Opacity6-8-201112116-8-2011
15. "FUTURE PAST"8-3-201118652-2-2011
16. Beyond the Pale8-13-201113418-13-2011
17. Whispered Tears 8-23-201114748-15-2011
18. One Percent Human 8-25-201113808-25-2011
19. Thoughtful Incursion11-17-2011116911-17-2011
20. The Faceless Ones3-9-201214213-9-2012
21. So much more than this3-14-201212713-14-2012
22. Nine Lives, Less One5-24-201211605-24-2012
23. Feint Outline5-26-201212973-27-2012
24. Reflections of Mary7-15-20129957-15-2012
25. Clean Sweep8-15-201210698-15-2012
26. Heavy Weighs My Bergen10-8-201285310-8-2012
27. Turn Back Time10-16-2012118210-16-2012
28. No Comparison11-5-201298211-5-2012
29. “Stand To My Lads” (Remembrance Haiku)11-6-201282011-6-2012
30. No More Shillings (Remembrance Haiku)11-7-201277511-7-2012
31. Forget Me Not (Remembrance Haiku)11-9-2012131111-9-2012
32. “Eyes Left”11-10-2012102611-10-2012
33. Harbinger Of Fate11-13-2012108811-13-2012
34. “Heed the Call”1-4-201310611-4-2013
35. Fenced In 3-17-20138373-17-2013
36. Per Cushioned Cloud6-9-20138586-9-2013
37. His Last Words6-23-20139666-23-2013
38. On Detachment8-31-201311457-24-2013
39. Syria Question; Intervention or Non-Intervention?8-31-201312758-31-2013
40. “For Whom The Bell Tolls” - 9/11 (Reprise)9-11-201311069-11-2012
41. bur-IED Underfoot 9-23-201311919-23-2013
42. Reposed9-28-20138399-28-2013
43. “Eyes Left” (In Remembrance-Repost)11-10-201375311-10-2013
44. "LATERAL THINKING"11-25-201315829-5-2011
45. Field Of Vision 11-25-201311538-27-2012
46. DZ Rascal1-19-20147911-19-2014
47. Everyone Has a Secret (40th Musketeers Challenge)2-6-20147302-6-2014
48. Entrenched in Thought2-18-201410242-18-2014
49. "Future Past" (Repost)3-24-20146733-24-2014
50. Lantern Cry4-8-20147234-8-2014
51. War Of Words5-8-2014116610-24-2012
52. Per Cushioned Cloud (Repost)5-21-20145775-21-2014
53. Implore to War9-28-20146859-28-2014
54. 'Unequal' (Sheds Its Light)10-19-201460810-19-2014
55. Flows the River Red10-24-201471110-24-2014
56. Somme Day Soon (No quarter given)11-2-201467611-2-2014
57. “Now you see him, now.......”1-18-20158031-18-2015
58. Lost in Bruxelles (yet somehow won the day)5-17-20156815-17-2015
59. Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur6-9-20156556-9-2015
60. “Rained Down On”8-26-20156888-26-2015
61. “Our Country Needs Little Uns Too” - WWI10-19-201554810-19-2015
62. “Twere No More Aged Than Youth”10-24-201560310-24-2015
63. In My Brother’s Arms11-10-201573311-10-2015
64. Rid the Night of Grey5-22-20165175-22-2016
65. Trench Cuisine6-2-20164346-2-2016
66. Whispered Tears - (In Memoriam)6-29-20164266-29-2016
67. Brave-Hearts of Midlothian (Centenary of ‘The Somme’)6-30-20165526-30-2016
68. Oh Mother Mine!9-20-20165229-20-2016
69. Men of Steel (HMS Sheffield)10-4-201653010-4-2016
70. Ephemeral in Khaki3-24-20174313-24-2017
71. 'Portrait on a Beach'11-11-201823711-11-2018
72. “Now you see him, now you........” - (requested by the Veteran's Family)5-14-201940210-20-2017