LAY ME DOWN HERE IN THE SHADE IN THIS SMALL HOLLOW IN THE GROUND

Lay me down here in the shade in this small hollow in the ground, Let the rush of the world pass me by, Lay me down and let me rest awhile, Take the weight off my shoulders for I can carry it no longer, Release my burden for I am too old to carry on, … Continue reading LAY ME DOWN HERE IN THE SHADE IN THIS SMALL HOLLOW IN THE GROUND

BEYOND THE LIGHT

Beyond the trees the light shone. If they could just make it through the darkness of the forest they would survive. He rallied his men, 'One last effort, push through!' Bullets flew, splinters of wood stung, shells exploded, dirt and debris sprayed around them. Gradually they made the advance up the slope. Higgins fell, Young … Continue reading BEYOND THE LIGHT