We never asked Questions

It was in your textbooks
and the daily paper
that we should get them
before they get us

the Communists, the Terrorists
the Atheists and Separists

There was a colour scale
on the evening news
called a Terror Alert
skewering views

You took a vow to keep us safe
and follow orders from the Commander in Chief

And time and time again
and its always time and time again
we pick an enemy of the day
to send you into harms day

It's multiple choice, for those with no voice

he Communists, the Terrorists
the Atheists and Separists

Fall in to formation, one step, two!
Listen close boy!
Sergeants talking to you!
You kill them or they kill you!

And now you're in this ridiculous lie,
a letter sent home, your parents cry
Had we asked questions,
you would not have died.

he Communists, the Terrorists
the Atheists and Separists

Yes, those we made enemies
would not have killed you
if you were home in bed
instead we cried wolf.

And, it's another Remembrance Day
Honouring you
for protecting our freedom

to not ask questions. 

 

 

 

 

The End

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