Stories, Prayers, Poems, Songs, Quotes


Stories, Prayers, Poems, Songs, Quotes

This group is a place for members to share inspirational stories, prayers, military related poems, songs and quotes.

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The Proof

Started by 1~Chickie (Teresita). Last reply by Sky's proud Mom, Paula Jan 3. 4 Replies

The Crucible - The Transition

Started by SQpasmm (Susan). Last reply by SQpasmm (Susan) Dec 31, 2014. 5 Replies

My Heart is on an Island

Started by 1~alex2toes(Dianne). Last reply by 1~ksMarinemom (Kerin) Dec 7, 2014. 1 Reply


Started by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM. Last reply by fishfam5 Dec 2, 2014. 17 Replies

The Recruit Mom

Started by SQpasmm (Susan). Last reply by SQpasmm (Susan) Nov 18, 2014. 5 Replies

The Wolf Poet

Started by 1~littledrip (Jean). Last reply by 1~littledrip (Jean) Nov 17, 2014. 3 Replies

There is Nothing Like A Marine

Started by 1~Nanny (Alice). Last reply by Zillmom Nov 2, 2014. 5 Replies

Mother of a New recruit

Started by Rhonda. Last reply by knightmom (Kathi) Oct 26, 2014. 3 Replies

"BOOTPRINTS" (a deployment poem for Moms and Marines)

Started by 1~sandyr, MFN VO & VPMM. Last reply by PoPo244 Oct 15, 2014. 8 Replies

A Mothers Prayer

Started by J3rev. Last reply by oldrosie Oct 11, 2014. 18 Replies

Tell your kid ...............

Started by LazyK-Chyn. Last reply by SQpasmm (Susan) Oct 11, 2014. 3 Replies

Thoughts and Prayers of Recruit Families

Started by 1~ksMarinemom (Kerin). Last reply by Delana Oct 9, 2014. 2 Replies


Started by PoPo244. Last reply by PoPo244 Oct 7, 2014. 6 Replies

The Middle Phase

Started by PoPo244. Last reply by 1~17smom (Julie) Oct 5, 2014. 1 Reply

Letter To My Son

Started by PoPo244. Last reply by PoPo244 Oct 4, 2014. 7 Replies

The Breaking Dawn of Morning

Started by 1~Chickie (Teresita). Last reply by 1~Chickie (Teresita) Sep 6, 2014. 4 Replies

Thirteen Weeks

Started by angelkids4. Last reply by Iron~Mike Sep 4, 2014. 4 Replies

God's Word

Started by PDsmom (Sheila). Last reply by faithful Marine momwi Sep 1, 2014. 3 Replies

The Extra Step to Take

Started by 1~Nanny (Alice). Last reply by 1~Nanny (Alice) Aug 16, 2014. 5 Replies

Holding on Tight

Started by 1~littledrip (Jean). Last reply by faithful Marine momwi Jul 31, 2014. 1 Reply

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Comment by PoPo244 on October 5, 2014 at 3:10pm


Posted by PoPo244

As the dimly lit sky

begins to shed light,

I peek through moistened eyes.

Intently, I listen

to soft whistles by few

as if scripted harmony

just for me

slowly sang,

with time to spare

so I'm aware.

Slowly, I rise.

Aches return

as if vengeance owed

so of course my pace is slowed.

I step out to glance across the field

my nestled border,

yes, my morning ritual.

I watch the thistles dance

among themselves

as if attempting to rid themselves

of mornings dew.

Summers arms

grip me tightly

until finally released

by a slight breeze

as our furry love,

yes, our K-9 companion

seeks shade.

Letters written

surpass my time,

as promised,

while your away.

Moments pass.....

I sit and fire up

my habit

inhaled with half breath

while daily tasks spin wildly

inside my head.

Thoughts are scattered

like distorted debris,

I again inhale, 

yearning to focus.

Unreasonable yes,

still, I'm convinced this poison

I inhale,

I need.

I contemplate how time will pass

tedious mundane tasks you ask?

Family, friends, they will be

a welcoming call,


I'll welcome them all. it ever my friend?

Should it be?

All I seems to do


is wish it away.

But still.....

For you son, I hope

time flies.

For me,

no matter,

it will creep.



Comment by 1~Chickie (Teresita) on October 5, 2014 at 2:16pm

Please keep those of Bravo Company, PI in your prayers folks. They began their final challenge ~ The Crucible this morning at 2:00 AM!

Comment by Maria Ramos on July 16, 2014 at 10:30pm
Feeling very excited for my sons graduation in San Diego on July 25th!!!! Can't wait to see my soon to be Marine!
PLT 3206 Company India
Comment by faithful Marine momwi on March 20, 2014 at 8:36am

LazyK , thanks.

Comment by LazyK-Chyn on March 19, 2014 at 10:24am

you can cut and paste them into a word document.

Comment by faithful Marine momwi on March 19, 2014 at 10:23am

Is there any way to print any of these stories, poems, etc. ?

Comment by faithful Marine momwi on March 3, 2014 at 2:13pm

Wonderful poem Chickie. Super ! 

Comment by Melindalee on February 23, 2014 at 12:00am
I'm so proud of my son. Believing in God is very important to my son. I received a letter from him today telling me he is a Prayer leader for his Platoon group. God Bless them all!
Comment by raisedhimright on November 11, 2013 at 8:39am

correction:  Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps!  OOOORAH!


Happy Veterans Day.

Comment by Laura on September 23, 2013 at 3:46pm

Kodyproudmomma - you just brought tears to my eyes!  Thank you for sharing that beautiful should have it framed!



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