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War

War Were you lost in the war, tween the Poms n the Boer Bush Veldt Carbineers, for sure, one time. Did death interfere, enlisted no fear, dumb time, Were you in the trench, with the dead oh the stench, When lice were chewing just fine, Kaiser Bill’s, machine gunner’s , did you kill, Just another one of the times. Time wasting for sure, when death shuts the door, The baby does grow yet again, Poor bugger me, has to learn it all see, Old enough for death to explain. Hitler came next and the Japanese threat, In the death march, you died of the bayonet, So come back again, like a veteran, This time, try to explain it. Don Johnson

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Date: 10/5/2011 7:21:00 AM
I enjoyed reading your excellent poetry this morning Don. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/3/2011 6:48:00 AM
There's no explanation for madness. Tony
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