Author: John Feddeler
I went to 'Nam in '67,
Came home in '68.
Today the city gave
A welcome home parade,
18 years too late.
"These vets are heroes, every one;
They are men we're proud to know."
No one ever told me that
18 years ago.
------- Author's Notes -------
This parade was held in Chicago in 1986. Better late than
Comments on this poem/writing:
|anonymous (126.96.36.199) -- Saturday, April 2 2011, 02:42 am|
Right on Viet Nam Vet brother. It's getting harder & harder to find anyone who's been to Nam. Working Construction, I was the only one. Cam Rang Bay 68-69. 44c20 eng. repair heavy equip. Get on to goggle earth & see how the small villages has changed. Our compound now a park. Air fields, abandon. Etc. Write on brother John!
|John Feddeler (188.8.131.52) -- Sunday, April 3 2011, 01:13 am|
There's a very good book of poetry by Vietnam
vets called "Winning Hearts And Minds." If you
haven't read it, check it out.
|shiloh (184.108.40.206) -- Thursday, April 28 2011, 11:36 pm|
F*ckit... it don't mean nothin'. Not any more, anyway.
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