Just read between the lines...

Red Text is the real story hiding between the lines.
Violet Text is a notable quote from a specific blogger.
Blue Text is my own personal commentary.
Gold Text is a link to the original sources.

One word of advice I would offer to everyone who reads this blog;

....Each and every day, take just a moment of your precious time to pray for Peace and Justice.

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Probably more than 50...

..we were on a mission in that
thin-skinned old Humveee
The guys just out in front of us,
they hit an IED
We tried to help them in their struggle
To get free...
There must be fifty ways
To leave a bad war...

You know it's really not our habit
To attack
But there's a lot of oil buried in Iraq
They had it once before,
and now they want it back
There must be fifty ways
To leave a bad war
Fifty ways to leave a bad war

You just jump off the ship, Dick
Forget about those Iran plans
Lets redeploy, Roy
Just listen to me..
Hop on the plane, Jane
No need to complain, James
Just get out of Baghdad
Lets set em' all free.

You know he came home
having nightmares, wracked with pain
I wish we could go back in time
To change it all again
He said "I appreciate that,
But would you please explain
About the fifty ways
to leave a bad war.. "
fifty ways to leave a bad war

And in the darkness of that
fallen angel flight
coffins surround you
and you know it isn't right
They felt the sting of death
in some bloody firefight.
There must be fifty ways
To leave a bad war
Fifty ways to leave a bad war

Zipped up in black, Jack
Laid out on a plank, Hank
completely destroyed, Roy
With a tag on your feet.
Missin' a limb Slim
Or shot in the head Fred.
Just one of the wounded, Lee
That's how it can be.

There must be...
fifty ways to leave a bad war...

1 comment:

Margot said...

This matches the rhythm perfectly!