Dan Little

United States Marine Corps Basic Training - Poem by Dan Little

the point is to break you
yet with every attempt
i grow more content
i came for a reason
i was not sent
they can't break me down
make me feel less a man
because i will arise
and on solid ground i'll stand
heels together
palms rolled back
chin high and firm
infront of my rack
its 0400
'lights lights lights'
a Marine never falters
he fights fights fights
i came for a reason
i'll leave for one too
because on Parris Island
i became something new
i learned to shoot, became physically/mentally fit
so just try and stop me now
because a Marine does not know 'quit'

Comments about United States Marine Corps Basic Training by Dan Little

  • (9/3/2008 5:49:00 PM)

    i like it.. you need to check some of mine out.. my boyfriend is at parris island right now watching one of his guys grad. he is a ssgt and been in for almost 10 years (Report) Reply

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  • (4/11/2008 8:41:00 AM)

    aw u still write great :) i like this poem alot (Report) Reply

  • (4/9/2008 8:26:00 AM)

    really good man, and thanks for serving our country! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 9, 2008

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