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Thursday, November 11, 2004

Veteran's Day Rant

American Empire

Eleven, eleven, one nine one eight
An Armistice day to suspend the hate
It put idiocy on hold
but revenge waited to unfold,
and it really didn’t work too well—
Six more year of Hitler hell
Korea, Viet Nam, Cold War. That's good?
Hail to veterans that understood
we had created a grotesque religion
Now a holiday to complete the perversion.

Today, today in two thousand four
We celebrate with an Iraqi war
100 thousand women and children died
Avenging our honor and 911 pride.
Level Falluja. Bring on Fascism.
Bring on more idiocy. No criticism.
We must execute our Christian nation
ritual expiation. It’s a do-unto-others situation.
Our country knows, the promise is due.
Or, "we’ll ... kick the shit out of you!”
Make you sorry
and take our glory
from you humans who did not learn:
When our Ceasar fiddles, the world will burn.

1 Comments:

Blogger Doggerelle said...

Your march of sins in "Empire" was so resolute, with wrath, that I laughed aloud at the italics! Thx for reading mine.

9:43 PM  

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