My Stuff

Edward Ramon (from _Scars and Stripes Forever_)

My soul is missing in action
     my innocence was K.I.A.

My heart is walking wounded
     my dreams have lost their way.

My mind is a prisoner of war,
     my lips have nothing to say.

My youth was deemed expendable,
     my feet have turned to clay.

My thoughts are all in route-step,
     my feelings are in disarray.

My future is at graves registration,
     my spirit held in sick-bay.

My life's treaty has been broken,
     my outlook is dismal and gray.

My dignity was marched to the gallows,
     when America threw me away.
Copyright © 1997 Edward Ramon All Rights Reserved
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Added 7/13/97