WordChimes poetry chimes
Chime Of The Day
Poetry Chimes
Newest Poems
Featured Poet
Poet Chimers
Child Chimes
Blog
Chime Links
ENC--Class of '55
WordChimes Founder Quentin Clingerman
Contact Us
 
 
 

Men and Women Die
Viewed Last 24 Hours: 0 time

By Quentin Clingerman
Other Poems by Quentin Clingerman


Men and Women Die

 

Whoever the president

Wherever the battles

Military placed in combat

Men and women die

To what purpose

For what plan

Whose freedom is protected

Whose cause advanced

Whoever the president

Whatever his political stance

 

Men and Women Die(c)2009  Quentin Clingerman

Note:  The present USA administration made much ado about Iraq and how our military should not be there!  Yet it has kept troops and added more (and maybe not nearly enough) in a much larger war zone with a much less accepting populace and a more determinded foe!   Are we any more secure?  Are our troops any better off?  Will there be the will to "stay the course"?  Or like Vietnam will after losing thousands of military we will "cut and run"?


Timely Comments on this Poem

No comments currently exist for this poem.

Submit Your Comment

(will be kept private)
Comment:



Please enter the code above into the box below:


Submitted: Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 8, 2009

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


Other Poems by Quentin Clingerman


[Add Your Poem]

[Chime Of The Day] [Poetry Chimes] [New Chimes] [Poet Chimers] [Blog] [Chime Links] [ENC--Class of '55] [Home]