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My Newest Poem

The Ultimate Price

I, (state name of enlistee), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God."

Millions of Americans have pledged this oath up above.

For the defense of our country and the ones that they love.

Duty

I was nineteen and she was my first date.

I said, “I have orders to Iraq,” and she said she’d wait.

It wasn’t real long before I saw the sand,

New Life

    Remember to plant a tree for every casket you see,
for each of the Veterans that have kept our life free.
Remember to say a verse, for every flag and Black Hearse,

Loser's Lament

     Let me tell you the story of Henry the loser,
He was a number one first class alcohol boozer.
Once he tried to go into the Army,

Dover: My Military Life Experience

    My brother was drafted in '68, then away he was gone,
he came back after boot camp, it wasn't real long.
There he stood in a green suit with his Maroon beret,

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