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 Disgrace

I never believed I'd see the day,
when Americans would disgrace the American way.
Our flag is our symbol it's freedom we've earned,
it should always fly boldly and never be burned.

My father fought for our flag in World War Two,
he fought for future freedoms for me and for you.
My father died when i was quite young and this i must say,
I'm glad that he didn't live to see such an emotional day.

Soldiers and Sailors fight for the flag you see,
to gallantly display their loyalty.
I swore allegiance to my country in 79,
I was in the Air force and had some great times.

Flag burner's aren't as frequent as they use to be,
yet this war in Iraq lends me to see.
I might be wrong about my assumption yet i might be right,
i hear people say our boys just joined for college, not actually to fight.

What part of the contract or oath that they read,
put I'll never go to war deep in their head.
When you swear allegiance to your country for those that you love,
then stand up to your oath and obey the superiors above.

I too had some times of trauma and pain,
I came back suicidal and almost insane.
I had been around to much death don't you see,
Ot didn't look like a bad  place for me to be.

If it were not for my wife and the help of the VA,
I guarantee you i wouldn't be here today.
So all my comrades that are in the sand,
I pray you come back safely from your foreign land.

Then fulfill the dreams you seek and your future plan,
and "Thank You So Much"  for loving our land.





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