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Poems | Emmanuel Burgin
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Anti-war poem? I guess it could be, but more than anything it came out of a need to not forget those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for country, and the Sergeant Major did and should never be forgotten. Personally, I had two brothers serve during the Vietnam Era, an uncle in Korea, another in WWII, and a grand-uncle in the Mexican Revolution. As a little boy I remember visiting my grand-uncle in San Ysidro, California. Honor and duty I respect. However, someday I would love to see peace waged with the passion and courage reserved for war. I think violence is a form of insanity. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. In the Spirit of the Scottish Poet Robert Burns and his poem A Man's A Man For A' That For Sergeant