My son and my wife are my only life, so I’ll fight in the war till they have shelter, food and more. My son is still young and has a lot to learn, but he can read and write so I left a letter for him so he knows that I love him and will always be there.
“Roses are red Violets are blue, you’re my one and only son, and I will alwa_ys be here for you, I love you now and always will, so close your eyes and look for me”._
My wife cries day and night, just praying for me to stay, but she knows I must go to drift the misery away. I cherished her the day I married her, so I must look after her now more than ever before. I too left my wife a poem to show how much I love her, even through the ups and the downs we shared together.
“Through the darkness, I can see your light, and you will always shine, and I can feel your heart in mine, and I don’t want anyone to know it, but I panic of my weakness being exposed, and my weakness is you, even though I may not talk to you, you will find me waiting. Every minute... every second just to hear a piece of your heart say I LOVE YOU”.
Interview of Nicholas Twist’s son “Thomas”
War Times have recently been interviewing family members of soldiers; this interview is of a boy named Thomas, whose father left to fight in the war five years ago.
I know my dad was a great man because my mother tells me stories of how he wasn’t forced to join the army, and he only did join for us, he wanted the money for me and my mother to have a good life, and just knowing he’s that person that risked his life for me and my mother is the greatest gift a heart could treasure.
One thing I remember my dad would always say to me, especially when I was mad or if someone had said something to me was, “don’t worry, its o.k., carry on with your life and move on, always live in the...