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Weary heart,dear brother,time may heal.

Tired,so tired,you look at the dusty

night sky,in a land far away and beyond

yourself,turned killer.

The myriad, effulgent stars seem pinpricks

in a velvet shroud;you gasp for air.

All your philosophies can't comfort you now.

Movement in the darkness stirs you from

your introspection; the unwilling hunter must

find it's prey.

The thinking man is not a killing machine.

Don't question the why's; you'll not find

answers.

Don't look to God, you shan't find solace.

Only in the darkest recesses of your mind

will the screams linger-Paxil, Seroquel,

Zoloft and alcohol will be your comfort,

your saviors.

Your sanity, a glorious sacrifice, on the

altar of your country

~ For Sgt. Walter Padilla







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------
Yania Padilla


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The following comments are for "Soldier_Brother"
by Yania

Poetfreak?
Was this inspired by poetfreak's post? (Salute)

Thank God we have a few brave men left that don't buy into the mantra of the spineless who listen to the doctrine of the enemy. God, we Americans are an easy target these days... the pied piper didn't have it so easy.

If it wasn't for them (the brave few), we would wake up in our party puke after a night of listening to left wing poetry at the coffee house being dragged by our hair to salute our new leader - one who doesn't uphold the value of freedom.

Wake up! The time is now.

I appreciate your attempt to express yourself. This was a very well thought out piece. I appreciate your perspective, and remain thankful it is not mine.

It makes me think of the lady who said, "Don't feel bad for us in Austria... we VOTED Hitler in. He did not march into our country and take it over. We listened to him and believed we were being inlightened and liberated."

Felicia

Those who do not understand history are condemed to repeat it (or something like that)

I am pro-peace... should there ever be enough players that understand it

( Posted by: feliciastone [Member] On: March 9, 2005 )





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