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"The Colonel" 03/07/10

 
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:13 pm    Post subject: "The Colonel" 03/07/10 Reply with quote

(Not exactly the most flowing piece, there are places where it surges. This is how it came to me, though.)

He didn't know it
But he saved me
In a world too caught up in calloused appearance
He was the man I couldn't be

Because he was honest
Like no man before him was
He was always honest
Had no time for lies or guns

And in that moment I saw him
I knew the man I was inside
With burning eyes and self-wounding pride
I only wish I would have died

He was so much more
Then I could ever be
Never afraid to speak the truth that
Every one else was scared to see

And I never said these words
I just turned to walk away
There will never be another strength
Like the one I felt that day

Because he was honest
Just like I was afraid to be
Never hesitated to stand his ground
Until the whole world could finally see

The greatest man
I never knew
Did far much more
Than I could do
He was alive
And I...
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