R.I.P. By Sarge
Where do I start? I know the beginning is the best place, but at this moment I find I’m not ready to go back to a time that was good but would act as a precursor for this moment. I can’t even spell correctly.
The mist is covering my eyes and I don’t want to see the truth I know must be accepted. My friend Phil has passed. Well, not passed; he’s died of a massive heart attack after I spoke with him last week. It’s a shock and a pain I can’t really describe because I had so much hope he’d pull through.
But that wasn’t in the Master’s plan and now he’s got one hell of a good man taking up residence where all good Vets go after they make the final muster.
I hate that. Knowing death comes to all of us is bad enough, but knowing I’ve outdistanced another man of better personal qualities than I possess is really disturbing. Maybe it’s true only the good ….
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