jerry hughes

Veteran Poet - 1,344 Points (January 4,1931 / a citizen of the world)

Bloody Disgrace - Poem by jerry hughes

During two horrific world wars
thousands of young men died,
defending freedom and democracy?
That's what they were told as they
marched off to a certain death.
But it was a calculated lie!

A hundred years on the freedom
they gave their lives for,
is a freedom for the rich and powerful
to manipulate the weak and poor with impunity.
Under the high flying flag of democracy.

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  • (2/22/2010 4:21:00 AM)

    Indeed! Apt and powerful observations - cutting and true. Well put! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 3, 2010

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