Laurie E. Green

Laurie is a soldier’s wife. Her husband is a Sergeant with the Army National Guard

THE WIFE’S WAR

Worry
Grief
Sorrow
fitful sleep
PHONE CALL!!!!!!!!
Thrill!
Excitement
Relaxation
another day
CAN’T watch the news
or JAG
too raw
too real
Sleepless nights
Ache
loss of appetite
E-MAIL MESSAGE!!!
TAKE A DEEP BREATH
heart refilled
worries rest
sweet-nothings
another day
a POUND of boiled peanuts
mmmmm… Ovaltine
Breathe out, by the way
POSSIBLE EXTENSION??
WHAT?!
Clean-up Crew Needed
(apply within)
what’s another month
7 weeks together
15 months of marriage

Author’s Note: Dedicated to all the wives waiting for their soldiers to come back home