The Lonesome Warrior (Poem)

tankermone By tankermone, 23rd Mar 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/449as4dq/
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It is so sad to see our government gut the privileges and pay of those who stand and fight in our place. What a bunch of pansies controlling the checkbook!

The Lonesome Warrior

THE LONESOME WARRIOR

They fight and fall for you,
And even when they’re through,
They will continue due;

Back home they’re not in mind,
You have all but resigned,
Don’t care, just leave in bind;

For all they have given,
In you they’ve mistaken,
Your interest – stake in;

Troops keeping you so safe,
But with you so off base,
You could care less and less;

When they return they find,
You’ve closed off your small mind,
And thrown their rights down mine.

PTR March 20, 2013

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Bind, Care, Due, Fight, Home, Hurt, Leave, Lonesome, Mind, Mistaken, Poem, Resigned, Rhyme, Rights, Small, Soldier

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author avatar tankermone
U.S.Army vet, father - three, gf - six. I write about everything, in poetry mostly. I served in Armor, laid cement, tied steel, laid pipe, worked retail, tutored and enjoy and love the United States!

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
23rd Mar 2013 (#)

I think all warriors feel lonesome at times.

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