An oath I took to protect and preserve
Faithfully my country that I would serve.
Wearing many stars, I have full command
To defend our free and bountiful land.
Should state power shift cruelly away
From my sacred oath I shall likely stray.
For there is another oath in my heart:
From secure position do not depart!
As a puppet of harsh authority
I shall switch sides to favor me and mine
Willing to confiscate all that is thine:
Your home, family, faith, and liberty.
Principles, principles, they sound so fine
Fear is my principle to stay in line.
Copyright © David Drowley | Year Posted 2021
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