Reflections

Daniel Snuffer, Cpl, USMC (Ret) 1/9/3 - 1975

of my Soul

My Visitor's Poetry and Deepest Thoughts in prose and Writing


If you got here via an Internet Search and have no Menu to the Left - you should load the Menu

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Wall of Freedom

by Cpl Daniel Snuffer, USMC, 1972
1/9/3 - "The Walking Dead"

There is a wall of freedom itís location you just canít see.
Made of flesh and blood by those who fight for you and me.
You hear nicknames like flyboy, squid, jarhead, and doggie.
They fight for the love of freedom and for others to be free.

There are no odds they can not face in any adversity.
They risk life and limb for something most canít see.
Not made of brick or mortar but just as hard as steel.
When they draw their battle line you know that wall is real.

There are no trials they can not face in death or injury.
They risk there lives and future for others to be free.
Not made of brick or mortar but as hard as hardened steel.
When they hold you in their arms you know that wall is real.

For there is a wall of Freedom itís something you can surely feel.
When you love a serviceman or woman you know that wall is real.
Theyíre not so proud or brazen but defenders of the free.
They risk it all for freedom and folks like you and me.

A Poem of tribute
Respectfully submitted
January 2014

by
Daniel Snuffer
Just a Marine

Submitted 2 January 2014
© 2014 - All Rights Reserved

Other writings by Daniel Snuffer...

Wall of Freedom
The Fight for the Laffey DD-724
The Lone Rifleman
God's Twinking Light
Dan's Marine Corps Memoirs
The Epic of the USS HANCOCK CVA-19

Moving Stories for Christmas
Christmas Cookies and an Empty Shoe Box
Christmas Eve, A Young Marine and a Snowflake


Send Comments about the above Poem to Jake
who will pass them on the the Author

E-Mail

Back | Visitor's Vietnam War Poetry Index | Poetry Home Page