Of War and Horns

May 3, 2011
By AgnotTheOdd GOLD, Aptos, California
AgnotTheOdd GOLD, Aptos, California
17 articles 0 photos 315 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The reason for your unreasonable treatment of my reason so enfeebles my reason that I have reason to complain of your reason" ~ Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra


They said Mission Accomplished,
And now we’re all astonished,
Eight years later and we’re still there,
Like an ant wrestling a bear,
And the horns HAROO HAROO
Fight and die for your country,
Hell—maybe you’ll come home bloody,
But hey it was a hell of a run right?
A grand display of our fight and might,
Still the horns HAROO HAROO
Shrapnel and flak,
And never look back,
Onward to the fifes and the drums,
While shells hit and every body part thrums,
And in tune the horns HAROO HAROO
Flags fall and rise and fall again,
Oh how war is so arcane,
While the horns HAROO HAROO
It rightfully bears a stigma,
Of how it’s such an enigma,
And there’s 5,000 dead,
While you lie in your bed,
And fantasize of the horns HAROO HAROO

Haroo – lucky it ain’t you


The author's comments:
Let's get out of Afghanistan. This is my tribute to the soldiers, fallen and standing alike. It's too easy to support a war when you just get to lie at home and watch the occasional news update. Let's not take that for granted.

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on Jul. 21 2011 at 8:29 pm
AgnotTheOdd GOLD, Aptos, California
17 articles 0 photos 315 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The reason for your unreasonable treatment of my reason so enfeebles my reason that I have reason to complain of your reason" ~ Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Well thank ye

on Jul. 21 2011 at 1:36 pm
Garnet77 PLATINUM, Sinagpore, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"Everything's a triangle." ~ My mother

"Write what you love, write what you care about, because sometimes, it's the easiest way to be heard."

Hm. This was quite an interesting read. You have a unique style, and I found absolutely no errors in this. Good job :)




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