they were just passing through....
and stopped in for dinner and a bed for the night.
His name was David.
Dark hair, laughing eyes.
I'd never met him before, yet we were friends instantly.
We talked, (not just me, the whole family was around the table after dinner had been cleared away), jokes were told, we drew cartoons.
Two young men in the Army together, both on leave...--- on his way to visit his fiancee, David to who-knows-where.
They slept out in the spare room and in the morning they were gone.
I never saw him again.
Now and again he pops into my mind and I wonder.....
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