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All hail, the misguided soldier, the misguided Hive

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All hail, the misguided soldier, the misguided Hive

All hail,
The brave soldier
Who stands firm
Like the fickle shell of a snail
Before the oncoming foot of titans

All hail,
The brave soldier, 
A ferocious bee
Who strikes his stinger into the enemy
Comforted by fleeting thoughts of heroism
-a safeguarded hive
Thoughts that flit away in the wind
Like windswept Pollen ambushed by desert
-as the bee falls for the cause

All Hail, 
The brave invader
Who fells foe for his country
All hail murderer,
Comforted by a noble cause
Sent out on wings of glory to cut down fanged tigers
Purging threats, safeguarding life
	-the hive
All Hail,
Misguided killer
For all tigers are fanged
All people threats
-All people life

All Hail,
The weary soldier
	-sacrificial lamb
Joined out of a desperate cause
A squalling infant, a taunting belly
And the weary soldier
Gives his sacrifice to the gods of the Hive
And prays for rain.

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  1. Date: 9/10/2010 11:28:00 PM
    I think you have the true poet's soul, Samir. Have I visited your poetry before? Where do you live? This is so deep and wise. Luv,Andrea

  1. Date: 7/10/2010 1:59:00 PM
    another wonderful and powerful poem, brave at the most enjoyed, and have your self a wonderful day,..p.d.

  1. Date: 7/9/2010 11:05:00 AM
    Awesome poem, Samir! The comparison of the soldier to a bee in a hive is very compelling. Well done, my friend. Blessings, Carolyn

  1. Date: 7/7/2010 4:22:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry today Samir. I wish you the best always. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/6/2010 3:25:00 PM
    Interesting thoughts that you have penned....Sara