Seeing her Soldier After 11 Months


San Francisco, United States

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Ericka after seeing her boyfriend coming home for R & R from his deployment to Iraq.

~Letter written to Deployment from Ericka:~

dear deployment,

its me…. i hate you. I want to punch you in the face. and scream at you, and kick your shin. I want to act like im 2 and just yell and stomp and cry. I just want to cry. I want to cry and wrap up in Matt’s jacket without someone saying “Dont cry.” or “it’ll be okay”

But the truth is. It wont be okay. And it’s all your fault. Its not going to be okay until you’re over and gone and he’s home. And i can wrap my arms around him. But until then. Since you’re still here. Looking over my shoulder. Standing right behind me. Urking me 24/7. im going to wrap up in his camis. And cry myself to sleep. because its the closest thing I have to being wrapped in his arms.
You suck. Your definition should have something included with a warning that says “warning :: may make everything SUCK”

I got waterproof mascarra because of you. But somehow you defy physics and gravity. And waterproof mascarra isn’t even a match for you.

The ONLY superhero that can make you go away is mine. My hero. My Soldier. The love of my life.

So be prepared, deployment. Because he is coming to save me from you. And there is nothing you can do about it. No matter how many times you come around. He will always sweep me off of my feet in the end, and save me from you.

So, Mr deployment. Put that in your juice box and suck it!

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