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What do we fight for?
Why do we fight for?
Where do we fight for?

 


Democracy and freedom


A free country, with good choices


Are precious gems in a people’s mind


These need to be defended at home, first


How can a future sapling ever be strong,


If the mother tree is rotting away?


 


Loving one’s country is fair


We all have some values and dignity


Some call it patriotism, others culture


It spreads through words and smiles


Rather then through bombshells


 


But we are mortal beings


No hook will hold our souls back on Earth


When dead strikes us


 


In the shade of lovely palm grove patios


Greedy corporate hyper-rich mafia


Make new plots and vicious plans


How to loot the treasury, fill their pockets,


And plunder the entire world


 


Is it worth dying


For the greedy and privileged corrupt?


Who will spit onto your


Mossy soldier’s grave?


If they can be bothered at all


 


(c) 2004 by Franz L Kessler


 


 


 


 

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Reviewed by Reginald Birch (Reader) 7/29/2004
Franz, you have captured the evils of the world perfectly, there are always some who will exploit others.
Reg.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/18/2004
Well stated, Franz. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 5/17/2004
Excellent, powerful, poignant, true and wise!!!!
It is human nature sadly to destroy and or obliterate that which is not understood and can not be bent to the will of change by the so called "NORM" majority! "NORM" majority what a joke, and mankind as a whole will one day upon his whimsy choke!!!!

~Nikki~
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 5/17/2004
Might I suggest that you read "The prayer of fear" and go to the website Phophet of doom .net I believe that will clear up why spreading our culture and our good will, is not enough.
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 5/16/2004
Very good right, we must share our cultures and learn from our worlds brotherhood, rather than killing and destruction...
Reviewed by E T Waldron 5/16/2004
Excellent write! Franz in a world where no nation
is guilt free and confusion reigns, it's hard to
blame just one leader or country! I fear the world
as a whole is in the last throes of the malady
mankind has caused!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 5/16/2004
Greedy corporate hyper-rich mafia
Make new plots and vicious plans
How to loot the treasury, fill their pockets,
And plunder the entire world

You make some extremely valid points, Franz, but I fear it has been this way since time began. Valiant soldiers follow orders, and many die because they do, but everyone must follow their own hearts as far as what patriotism means to them.






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