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WHILE SILENT RAIN FELL.


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ARLINGTON,NOON DAY,SILENT RAIN FALLS UPON ENDLESS WHITE CROSSES..PLACE WHERE THIS COUNTRY HONORS SOME OF IT'S WAR LOSSES..A BLACK SOLDIER LIES WITHIN A HORSE DRIVEN CARRIAGE THAT CAME DOWN THE STREET... FOLLOWED BY A GENERAL,MILITARY BAND AND SOLDIERS ON MARCHING FEET...MILITARY BAND PLAYS THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER,,SILENT CROWD,SOME SALUTE, AMERICAN FLAG SOME WAVE..HONORING AND RESPECTING THE SACRIFICE THAT HE GAVE..THE MILITARY CHOIR BEGINS SINGING HYMNS OF INSPIRATION.CARRYING HIM,THE SOLDIERS ARE IN SILENT FORMATION.....HE WAS IN A FOREIGN LAND DEFENDING AMERICA,THE RED , WHITE AND BLUE..IN HIS OWN COUNTRY HATED AND CONDEMNED BECAUSE HIS SKIN WAS A DARKER HUE....HE LED PLATOONS AND DROVE WAR TANKS IN THE MIDDLE EAST...IN HIS OWN COUNTRY,WHILE DRIVING,HE WAS RACIALLY PROFILED BY WHITE POLICE.....IN AFGHANISTAN,HE SAW WOMEN AND CHILDREN FLEEING,BOMBED BUILDINGS THAT WERE CRUMBLING..HE WAS SEARCHING FOR TERRORIST IN THE DESERT,,WHILE ENEMY WAR TANKS WERE LOUDLY RUMBLING..HE WAS IN THE TRENCHES IN BATTLE , JUMPING AT SHADOWS AND SOUND..HELPING WOUNDED SOLDIERS THAT WERE CRAWLING UPON THE GROUND.HE SAW WAR ROCKETS LAUNCHED,ABOVE BECAME A BURNING SKY..HE WAS AMONG THE FALLEN SOLDIERS UPON THE GROUND THAT LIE..... TAPS PLAYED BY A BUGLER BENEATH DARK CLOUDS..IN HIS HONOR,AMERICAN FLAG GIVEN TO HIS PARENTS,THEY SPEAK OF HIM PROUD..HE REALIZED THERE HAS TO BE WAR FOR PEACE TO BE FOUND..SILENT RAIN FALLS UPON HIM,HE LIES AT ARLINGTON HALLOWED GROUND........

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