Cowboys & Gangsters

Dehumanize them. Give them a new name. AmeriKKKan Empire Cowboys and Gangsters clad in green fatigues hunting gooks as game.

Vietnam fame and Free Fire Zones. You're free and authorized to killed anyone not wearing a uniform like your own.

Dog tags or boot laces turned into necklaces with a dozen or so pairs of severed ears. Bad to the bone pretending to have no fear.

Zombie like approach to all future endeavors. Psychologically numb internally at war forever.

Jungle, battlefields, bloodshed everybody is dead. Some don't realize that because of the damage within their heads.

Abu Lateef

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Cowboys & Gangsters