Little Soldier Boy

My favorite soldier,

Little soldier boy.

He left with a smile

And returned with no joy.

There is no escaping

The horrors of war.

Not even sweet boys

Who can only smile.

He came back

With half of him gone,

Though I guess I should be glad

He came back at all.

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