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Talk of Revolution

Freedom. Liberty. Patriots. Loyalists. Revolution.
War.
Surely not.
Why not?
We’ll find a compromise.
Nah, little Johnny here wants to fight a war.
Violence is never the answer.
This isn’t question/answer. It’s life/death.
It doesn’t have to be.
At least kill the royal brute.
Then who’ll govern us? That soldier outside the door?
No! I’m sure that Washington guy will do.
Washington. Ben Franklin. John Adams. King George.
Words. Names. Wars. Governments. Revolution.
Independence.
Where am I?
The dinner table. 1775.



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I8GrassThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 6 at 12:22 am:
At first I saw this and was like, oh god another government conspiracy poem, but I read it anyway. I just wanted to let you know that I'm eating my words right now.
 
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