"Veterans Thoughts" by Richard Gildea, UK

Title: Veterans Thoughts

Author: Richard Gildea, UK

Views: 1945

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.

Poems

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1. "Breath Of Life"4-2-201129461-31-2011
2. "Words Are Not Enough"4-2-201137341-31-2011
3. "Sorrows Place"4-2-201121852-8-2011
4. "End of Time"4-2-201114182-3-2011
5. "Dream Walker"4-2-201113912-1-2011
6. Clouded Conscience4-2-201116601-30-2011
7. "Mannequins of Power"4-2-201114981-28-2011
8. REAR MIRAGE4-2-201124693-3-2011
9. Clouded Angels4-2-201116243-10-2011
10. Truth's Penance4-2-201113253-20-2011
11. "Rear Party"4-2-201115961-30-2011
12. "Patch"4-2-201115981-28-2011
13. "Masquerade"4-2-201131491-28-2011
14. Obvious Opacity6-8-201112466-8-2011
15. "FUTURE PAST"8-3-201118922-2-2011
16. Beyond the Pale8-13-201113738-13-2011
17. Whispered Tears 8-23-201115038-15-2011
18. One Percent Human 8-25-201114088-25-2011
19. Thoughtful Incursion11-17-2011119611-17-2011
20. The Faceless Ones3-9-201214513-9-2012
21. So much more than this3-14-201213063-14-2012
22. Nine Lives, Less One5-24-201211945-24-2012
23. Feint Outline5-26-201213323-27-2012
24. Reflections of Mary7-15-201210247-15-2012
25. Clean Sweep8-15-201210988-15-2012
26. Heavy Weighs My Bergen10-8-201288110-8-2012
27. Turn Back Time10-16-2012121810-16-2012
28. No Comparison11-5-2012101411-5-2012
29. “Stand To My Lads” (Remembrance Haiku)11-6-201285211-6-2012
30. No More Shillings (Remembrance Haiku)11-7-201280111-7-2012
31. Forget Me Not (Remembrance Haiku)11-9-2012134511-9-2012
32. “Eyes Left”11-10-2012105511-10-2012
33. Harbinger Of Fate11-13-2012111911-13-2012
34. “Heed the Call”1-4-201310911-4-2013
35. Fenced In 3-17-20138643-17-2013
36. Per Cushioned Cloud6-9-20138856-9-2013
37. His Last Words6-23-20139966-23-2013
38. On Detachment8-31-201311867-24-2013
39. Syria Question; Intervention or Non-Intervention?8-31-201313498-31-2013
40. “For Whom The Bell Tolls” - 9/11 (Reprise)9-11-201311479-11-2012
41. bur-IED Underfoot 9-23-201312219-23-2013
42. Reposed9-28-20138689-28-2013
43. “Eyes Left” (In Remembrance-Repost)11-10-201378811-10-2013
44. "LATERAL THINKING"11-25-201316299-5-2011
45. Field Of Vision 11-25-201311908-27-2012
46. DZ Rascal1-19-20148291-19-2014
47. Everyone Has a Secret (40th Musketeers Challenge)2-6-20147662-6-2014
48. Entrenched in Thought2-18-201410602-18-2014
49. "Future Past" (Repost)3-24-20147013-24-2014
50. Lantern Cry4-8-20147534-8-2014
51. War Of Words5-8-2014120010-24-2012
52. Per Cushioned Cloud (Repost)5-21-20146055-21-2014
53. Implore to War9-28-20147199-28-2014
54. 'Unequal' (Sheds Its Light)10-19-201463810-19-2014
55. Flows the River Red10-24-201474310-24-2014
56. Somme Day Soon (No quarter given)11-2-201470811-2-2014
57. “Now you see him, now.......”1-18-20158371-18-2015
58. Lost in Bruxelles (yet somehow won the day)5-17-20157155-17-2015
59. Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur6-9-20156896-9-2015
60. “Rained Down On”8-26-20157258-26-2015
61. “Our Country Needs Little Uns Too” - WWI10-19-201557910-19-2015
62. “Twere No More Aged Than Youth”10-24-201564310-24-2015
63. In My Brother’s Arms11-10-201577811-10-2015
64. Rid the Night of Grey5-22-20165575-22-2016
65. Trench Cuisine6-2-20164796-2-2016
66. Whispered Tears - (In Memoriam)6-29-20164576-29-2016
67. Brave-Hearts of Midlothian (Centenary of ‘The Somme’)6-30-20165896-30-2016
68. Oh Mother Mine!9-20-20165589-20-2016
69. Men of Steel (HMS Sheffield)10-4-201658510-4-2016
70. Ephemeral in Khaki3-24-20174923-24-2017
71. 'Portrait on a Beach'11-11-201830411-11-2018
72. “Now you see him, now you........” - (requested by the Veteran's Family)5-14-201944610-20-2017