Come Take Us Home
We did our jobs, and we did them well
and because of
fate, we're in this "Hell"!
We're POWs and MIAs...
Still living with hope... still counting the days.
We're out of sight, and out of mind...
forgotten... by all mankind.
But there are those, who
seek to find...
those of us, still left behind.
For we still trust that we'll be found,
and then be freed
and homeward bound.
We don't know how, that will be
But we believe that day will come!
goes on, for us that wait...
another day... another date.
And those we love so far away...
Are in our hearts
each passing day.
We pray to God for our release...
So we can have some lasting peace.
We're POWs and
Come take us home... why not today?
|By Robert W. Beskar
May 8, 2012
Robert Beskar served with the 916th Air Refueling Squadron, USAF, out of
Travis AFB, Ca. from 1968 to 1972 as a crew chief on a KC-135A, air
refueling tanker. He and his "Bird" spent several months, off and
on, Temporary Duty in South East Asia in support of the Vietnam War
effort and earned the rank of SSGT before his tour ended. Bob is
very proud to have served his country. Since 9-11, Robert has written
many patriotic poems to honor his country and the men and women who
have, and still do defend it! His poems reflect those feelings and
he continues to keep these brave souls in his thoughts and writings.
His fervent desire: That freedom forever reigns because of their
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