Living in the trenches waiting for my next command Blood runs like little rivers down my arms and hands Friends lay broken,, lying in blood, the last thing they will see They fought they died, they gave their lives, because they believed. As a duty to my country, I must fight until I drop It feels like I have nothing left. I've given all I've got. Scars all over my body, from battles won and lost Remember, remember, that day in November, not what it cost My friends, my faith, my ignorance, and my peace of mind. Some of us came home, but couldn't forget those we left behind Now it's another battle, another war, tearing the world apart The exact same stench in another trench, more scars on my heart The thunder rolls and the lightning strikes and the rain falls like tears The oceans tremble and the mountains shake and sky shivers with fear The Lord promised never again to end the world in flood But we cannot win because it's our sin that's soaking the earth in blood Bearing the scars of broken soldiers we march to the beat of the guns I put my faith in God and try not to think about everyone I love This isn't a war I started, but I have to fight if I want to be free. My throat is parched but still I march in a war that shouldn't be.
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