Monday, July 4, 2011

#51 Happy Fourth of July

Today I am pensively musing on those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Thankful for their sacrifices and the sacrifice of their families.

Song Inspiration:  Good Night Saigon:  Billy Joel

We met as soul mates on Parris Island
We left as inmates from an asylum
And we were sharp, as sharp as knives
And we were so gung ho to lay down our lives

We came in spastic like tameless horses
We left in plastic as numbered corpses
And we learned fast to travel light
Our arms were heavy but our bellies were tight

We had no home front, we had no soft soap
They sent us Playboy, they gave us Bob Hope
We dug in deep and shot on sight
And prayed to Jesus Christ with all of our might

We had no cameras to shoot the landscape
We passed the hash pipe and played our Doors tapes
And it was dark, so dark at night
And we held on to each other
Like brother to brother
We promised our mothers we'd write

And we would all go down together
We said we'd all go down together
Yes we would all go down together

Remember Charlie, remember Baker
They left their childhood on every acre
And who was wrong? And who was right?
It didn't matter in the thick of the fights

We held the day in the palm of our hands
They ruled the nights, and the nights
Seemed to last as long as six weeks...

...On Parris Island
We held the coastline, they held the highlands
And they were sharp, as sharp as knives
They heard the hum of our motors
They counted the rotors
And waited for us to arrive

And we would all go down together
We said we'd all go down together
Yes we would all go down together

No matter what country you are from, Celebrate your Independance.
Have a great 4th of July!
Style Card

Skin: *AlVulo!* Renzie Red Tan
Eyes: *AddiCt* Doll Eyes Blue 1
Hair: *Raspberry* Jane Hair
Lashes: *ADiva* Flashlight Drama Lashes
Necklace: *AMD* Hemp n' Beads Necklace
Earrings:*::Je::suis::* Boheme Earrings
Mouth Attachment:  *Fishy Strawberry * Vamp Glasses (Lilac)
Bikini:  *Boom* 4th of July 2011 (Freebie)
Shoes: *Minx* Exquisite Beauty (Scarlet)

Until Next time..................................................................♥Ame

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