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(21 July 1899 - 2 July 1961 / Oak Park, Illinois)

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Some came in chains
Unrepentant but tired.
Too tired but to stumble.
Thinking and hating were finished
Thinking and fighting were finished
Retreating and hoping were finished.
Cures thus a long campaign,
Making death easy.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010


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  • Paul Smith (12/5/2013 10:44:00 AM)

    He needed so few words.

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