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They place wreaths at the Cenotaph

Bow their heads and turn away

Just another task done and then

Proceed with the rest their day

I wonder quite often

Would there be more jaw jaw jaw

If those who declared it

Had to fight their own wars.

 

Would differences be sorted

And solutions found instead

 If our glorious leaders

Had to risk their own heads.

Leaders from the past

Led their own men into battle

Not just treated their troops 

 As expendable cattle. 

An Oxbridge degree 

 May be just fine

But it counts for zilch

Standing on the front line.


They might find the cost

Just a little too dear 

If they led from the front

Not just skulked in the rear.

We are led by parasites and cowards,

Pimps, vagabonds, intellectual whores

Who might think just a little more of peace 

If they had to fight their own wars.

 






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