Just a thought on this Memorial Day…

A place to stay
“Oi! A real one …”
Enough to eat
Somewhere old heroes shuffle safely down the street
Where you can speak out loud
About your doubts and fears
And what’s more no one ever disappears
You never hear their standard issue kicking in your door.
You can relax on both sides of the tracks
And maniacs don’t blow holes in bandsmen by remote control
And everyone has recourse to the law
And no one kills the children anymore.
And no one kills the children anymore.

Excerpt from ‘The Gunner’s Dream’, written by Roger Waters

To those who served, to those are currently serving, we thank you.

For the rest of us, there’s a lot of work to do…

Have a good Memorial Day everyone…

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About earldouglas

Author of the book, 'Black Rock Volume 1', which is available now at Blurb.com and as an e-book on Barnes & Noble.com and Amazon.com. Executive Director of the Black Rock Coalition New York Chapter. Photographer, music fan, Yankee fan, supporter of the arts!
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One Response to Just a thought on this Memorial Day…

  1. Lina says:

    What a wonderfully poignant excerpt for today. 🙂

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