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two soldiers came Home

April 23, 2007

:: two soldiers came home ::

i look out my first class window and see

two soldiers waiting

stiff and still on the tarmac

one on his feet

one in a box

::

and it occurs to me

that nobility comes not from the blood we’re born with

but from the blood we shed

::

another’s

or our own

:: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

for all that gets said about our leaders and their petty politics,

in the end our freedom has always been bought with blood.

it is the only price god or the devil have ever accepted.

::

tip o’ the pen to jayleen for posting this video earlier today

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One Comment leave one →
  1. April 29, 2007 13:00

    You my new friend….

    have a way…

    with words.

    Where’s that box of Kleenex…

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