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One more thought for Nick.
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A POEM FOR ANNE AND HER FAMILY

Respectful memories of a decent guy.

“I have wonderful memories of the Army, The XX Lancashire Fusiliers to be precise.”
Nick said to the youth.
“Some of them now sound quite barmy,
But some have a basis in truth.
We had adventures in many faraway places,
And maybe the odd pint or two.
We endured lots of friendly embraces, but that is the best of the tale.”
The youth enjoyed hearing Nick’s stories,
Of the veteran who sat at the bar.
He’d heard many tales of the glories,
That Nick told sipping his jar.
Then the youth without malice suggested,
Asked Nick, so straight and so tall,
“If you don’t mind me asking the question,
Do you have no bad memories at all?”
The question hung long for an answer,
As Nick sat thinking it through,
“It’s like asking a man whose got toothache
What next year he is planning to do?
I treat bad memories, like most of my kind,
As a problem with no end, I can see.
I put bad memories to the back of my mind,
But the bad memories just won’t forget me.”

Fondest memories of Nick by Les



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