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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.

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Date: 7/6/2021 4:31:00 PM
Great poem, David, full of profound meanings of love and devotion to this great country, the best prose I read today, and it's going to be a fave. Blessings and kindest regards
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