Hans Ostrom

Silver Star - 4,142 Points (1954 / California)

You And This War - Poem by Hans Ostrom

You are part of this war. You
pay taxes. You are not part of this
war. No one in charge cares what
you think. You are part of this
war. You go to work each day
and remain quiet on the subject.
You pave the path of least
resistance. You are not part of this
war. You watch images of it and
read words about it from a great
distance. You are part of this war.
You are one 200 millionths of this
nation. You are not part of this
war. You do not fight in it or
fight to stop it. You are
part of this war.

Comments about You And This War by Hans Ostrom

  • (11/1/2007 11:22:00 PM)

    there is someone who is not part of this war!
    you cant know now him because you cant see him!
    do you see the mirror or do you see the face?
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 1, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 21, 2011

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