Thanksgiving

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  1. RabidAlien

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    Thanksgiving

    (stick with the cutesy beginning...its worth it)
     
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    :salute: Awesome. Brought tears to my eyes.
     
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    Very nice RA!

    Thanks!

    TO
     
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    That's cool as hell, thanks for sharing this RA!
     
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    THE PRICE OF PEACE


    The smell of tortured, shredded earth
    imbues the air around
    as steady rain pools cold and dark
    upon the boggy ground.

    A flash of light spears from the east
    to brighten up the pitch
    as man-made thunder slams across
    the soldier in his trench.

    Within the dark, a muzzle flash!
    A scream, a sacrifice,
    another patriot goes down
    to pay the final price.

    His comrades mourn but briefly now,
    for Time rolls ever on,
    and each one in his sep’rate way
    prays for another dawn.

    Sleep sweet, civilian, safe at home
    beneath your silken sheet,
    for peace is guarded jealously
    by this rare valiant breed!

    -jkl
    08-22-2003
     
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    Thanks RA, very touching.
     
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