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Commence
by Michael Meadows
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Trying to put what I'm thinking about today into words.

Commence


By: MRM


Tuesday, May 13th, 2008



Stuck in this deep crevasse


Not sure just how I fell.


Wondering where it might lead,


Down to molten rock, or hell.



What am I doing here?


Choosing not yet to yell


About the things I have seen


The dark places where men dwell.



Rooms planning destruction,


Retribution, what's due.


Whatever you will call it,


'til they're doing it to you.



I heard the truth today.


It wasn't the whole truth.


There is another angle,


But I don't know what to do.



Who are they? Who are we?


Why should we even care?


Why should we be the ones now


To storm through this devil's lair?



They're listening, we know.


They're watching so beware.


Those soldiers all have families


Who loved them, so say a prayer.



For all men and women


Who must follow the one,


Each doing their bit of right,


This machine favors no one.



So many facets gleam,


Reflections of the sun


Intense, small streams of white light


Blinding truth from what's been done.



In the name of glory,


The right of self-defense,


Preemption, or redemption,


If the truth will out... commence.

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