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Still My Enemy

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Still My Enemy

Some boys called them dinks.
I called the bastards Viet Cong.
Others called them gooks.

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  1. Date: 4/15/2014 3:14:00 AM
    OOOh better be careful of this one- however I know exactly where you are - my dad was in Nam. There is a lot of emotion in this poem, I can almost see red right along with you, that is how deep it is to me (as far as understanding it)

    Stevenson Avatar Jerry Stevenson
    Date: 4/15/2014 9:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Amy: Read my poem Forever Young, your dad should relate to it. Jerry
    Stevenson Avatar Jerry Stevenson
    Date: 4/15/2014 9:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Amy: I know it was over 40 years ago but in my mind it was only yesterday. Jerry