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Contributor: Nancy L. Meek || Poem Categories

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country as flag

Naive, they sought adventures bold,
the cheering crowds their flame within
and the pretty girls they would behold,
all waving flags at their gallant men;
who soon grew old before their time,
their lust for war by God destroyed
in combat's constant violent rhyme
where soldiers' hearts to Hell deployed.

By Nancy L. Meek
Copyright 2008
Listed May 23, 2010

About Author... Nancy is the proud wife of William "Billy" J. Meek, a Vietnam War Veteran, who served with the 1st Cavalry Airmobile Division, 11th Aviation Group, 228th Battalion, Co. B. Nancy's website

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