“The Veteran”

Day 11 of 2012 November PAD challenge.

For this post, I was sort of inspired after watching an episode of “Jericho” on Netflix. 😉

Don’t Tread On Me”

Don’t tread on me
I’m more than you see

This eyesight that is almost gone
Have seen countless red dawns

My shaking, aching hands
Have protected your precious lands

This bent and broken back
Endured sleeping in frozen shacks

My tired and swollen feet
Never settled for defeat

The scars all over my body
Souvenirs of battles that are bloody

My mind that screams in the night
Organized many victorious fights

Don’t tread on me
I’m more than you see

I’m why you’re free…

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