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A soldier's friend

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A soldier's friend

Slowly breathing with a steady beat
Boots are crunching you feel the heat

You inch on closer, looking around
Watching your friends make not a sound

You have been told to kill this man
A threat he is to freedoms plan

Hold up your rifle, take careful aim
Let go of the guilt your not to blame

Orders you follow a good soldier you are
Try not to think the size of the scar

That this order will bring deep in your soul
We raise the flag on top of this soldier's hole

I will give support, I will lend my hand
So you can brother, continue to stand

To fight for the freedoms of people everywhere 
Down your rifle I, with you, shall stare

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  1. Date: 7/3/2013 10:57:00 AM
    Jordan, I wrote "Ballad of Sammy Taylor" as a tribute for Memorial Day. I would love to hear you comments on it.... Your Poetry here is magically magnetic. I was held until the end.... Jake

  1. Date: 3/31/2013 10:18:00 AM
    wow...I feel this poem. Very well written :)

    Dickinson Avatar Jordan Dickinson
    Date: 3/31/2013 7:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, and thank you for dropping by :)
  1. Date: 1/15/2013 5:04:00 PM
    I love it