Where is my Liberty?


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Where is My Liberty?

A Poem
by TTBoy

I fought for you

yet the decency of my acknowledgement

is not there

 

I hurt for you

not only because it has been deemed worthwhile

I cannot tell

 

I kill for you

everyday so that I am not killed along with

the rest of the world

 

I lie for you

you cannot know me but we can shoot together

side-by-side

 

I die for you

everytime you tell tales of your magnificent family
portrait

Stifling me

 

Each shot I take Each shot I make

is one of anger and resentment

Please don’t get this wrong

 

As the bragging explodes, so do the magnificent family portraits

and I must display a facade of grief

knowing that you knew I couldn’t tell my side of the story

Yet your honor is honored

while mine is denied

 

I fought for you

yet the decency of my acknowledgement

is not there

 

What right do I have to complain?

I accepted your honor at first glance

I knew

 

Each shot I take  Each shot I make

makes you look stronger

while I get weaker

 

Each shot I take  Each shot I make

would be a sin to inflict upon myself

so I say a silent prayer

 

Where is Liberty?

© 2010 TTBoy

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