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Thieves
by Henry Burt Stevens

Monday, February 14, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Thieves
by Henry Burt Stevens
07/07/2004


Stole my flag--
flags only
for patriots
not activists


took my voice--
voices only
for cheering
not questioning


hurt my pride--
pride only
for believers
not skeptics


took my tolerance--
tolerance only
for losers
not winners


asked me to leave--
my country
doesn't need
or want me.

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Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/14/2005
This is a right powerful statement here and is very profound.



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