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You'll never hear me say that there's glory in war.
It is ugly, it is painful, it is frightening...

But I know, in my heart;
Deep within this soul born of freedom.
That what I do, at times, is a necessity.

It is nerve-wracking, most days,
Knowing that when you wake up you may not make it home.

But still I am proud, 
Because of what I have managed to achieve.

And tonight; I hope that you're proud of me,
Because I'm sending a hundred of my boys home.

I just wish that I was joining them this time...











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Ladies and Gentlemen,

Tonight we have a commission by :iconlayaamaranthi: - She's an incredible writer and a wonderful person. She has ideas comin' out of her everything and if you haven't seen her yet. COME READ SOME!

Anyway, this piece I wrote tonight is about soldiers. They fight and they do their best for the man up top giving orders. They're just doing their job and occasionally people forget that. I hope this piece brings together some of the emotions that they face, knowing that they've done their duty. Even when it's the end.

And if you too would like your own commission done

:iconpointcommissionsask: - I am open for poetry and flash fiction. Just check my journal for the details ^^

-Captain Chenbeard of the Black Fedora Pirates :iconwordofchen:
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:icontalicia23:
Talicia23 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Hobbyist
Wow, this is so moving and touching. I love it
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HannahAlmare Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013
This poem's really moving and emotional...

I'm so glad no one in my family is in the army now, but my great-great-grandfather died in WWI, in Turkey... And I now quite a few soldiers...
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killerlord123 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
Why is there war?...
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ThatPinkWolf Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Because people just can't work together
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killerlord123 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
Yeah.. :(
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Miyo-takinomi Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you will probably never know how in love with this poem I am :iconsqueeeeplz:
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Talicia23 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Hobbyist
Ikr! Me too
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Corentin196 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Amazing piece of litterature that perfectly shows the paradox of a military man's feelings.
Instantly faved
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nofxmike06 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
paradox indeed.
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Cruel-Quillish Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Your literature gets on the page so often now, and let me tell you, you DESERVE it.
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