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Ranger Joe

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I wrote this when I was still in the U.S. Army. I thought it was fitting.

Ranger joe He always knows Which way to go How much to fight Or what's too slow Never quit, never surrender That's the oath He'll always remember Who is too weak, Or which one is strong He'll cover down And won't be wrong He'll sing along with every creed He will never miss a beat Nor a bullet, nor a friend His heart is strong, But in the end, The faster, The smarter, The keener, The wiser, The hiss of a mortar, It just won't matter, Because the good die young, And the bad live longer, To spread disease, To make life harder, To do more harm than good, And make the good even better...

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015

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Date: 6/16/2020 9:33:00 AM
Really this poem is pleasure to read...
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Date: 12/1/2015 11:54:00 AM
I salute you Ranger Joe
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Date: 9/18/2015 6:01:00 PM
Hi Criss, well here I am reading your poems. :) Another intersting write. This line got my attention. "Because the good die young, And the bad live longer," you end the poem well. The good taking away to young these days. A great tribute to Ranger Joe.. LINDA
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