Penny sobbed as the plane came into land, returning her son to the land of his birth.
Expecting the worse, the news had come as a shock.
Anticipating it, but never really thinking it would ever happen.
Cablegram read - PEACE declared – I’m coming home soon, Tom.
Everyone cheered as the troops descended from the plane.
I wrote this 55 in honour of Mimi’s Peace Globe movement to carry on the theme.
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