Luchar/ To Fight

March 2, 2009
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I am not fighting
For America's wealth
Or for its business men.
I am not fighting
For three piece suits
Or the ones who wear them.

I am not fighting
For unborn babies
Or some love that will always fail.
I am fighting
For the principles of this land,
Of life, liberty, and the great white whale.

I am not fighting
For taxes and droughts
And all the politician's lies.
I am fighting for
The culture here:
Waving flags and greasy fries.

I am not fighting
For bubble gum pop
Or shots for flus and colds.
I am fighting for
Our lady liberty,
And the torch she forever holds.

I am not fighting
For stock market crimes
And useless political fights.
I am fighting for
Warm Alabama summers
And blazing New York nights.

I am fighting
For late night stories
And my mother's nursery rhyme.
and I am fighting
For Fourth of July's
Until the end of time.

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