arlington west

Posted by dunne on April 30, 19106 at 12:13:34:

on Sunday mornings

over 2400 crosses line the beach in santa monica

2400 families whose loved ones were "supported"

with a knock on the door and a flag

"bravery" and "freedom"

are lines in the sand that blow away

when oil profits rise

each and every day

these colors may not "run"...

they merely keep the straight and steady course...

staring like deer into the headlights

of an oncoming train

there's too many crosses on this beach

too many people we cant reach

who scoff and scorn and say we preach

but they wont learn if we dont teach

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