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His name is no longer Bill, John, or Hank,
the ground rumbles as he drives his tank.
Rat-a-tat-tat, he shoots his gun,
his name is no longer Chi, Ling, or Won.
his dog tags jingle
his blood does tingle
His name is no longer Gustav, Frank, or Miller,
Your son is now dubbed a killer.

Where did the boy go that you once knew,
a monster now lurks in his eyes oh so blue.
Tagged by the devil he wears scars of sin,
a wolf hiding beneath a tattered sheep's skin.

In the name of his country he may kill dozens
shooting and killing brothers and cousins.
Killing and killing until he is slain
by others doing exactly the same.



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Jade.I.AmThis 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...
May 14, 2013 at 4:45 pm
This is haunting. Nice job with it, the rhythm is perfect and the message is there. Amazing
 
OwlBabyThis 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. replied...
May 14, 2013 at 5:32 pm
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