The Few

We are the few
Who have stepped aside
Who have sacrificed, everything that we know

We did it for you
Yeah you
You on the street
You in your office
In your living room

Didn't even know you
When I was on my hands and knees
Forty gallons buried in the ground in front of me

We are the few
Who you didn't leave behind
The weight in your arms, still weighs on your heart
from when you picked me up off the ground and carried me home

I did it for you
You who were by my side, on the battlefield
I did it for you

I knew you
And I know you'd have done it for me too

We are the few
Who never lied
About the reasons why
We left our children, our husbands, our wives
Our families, behind

We did it for you
You who have criticized
You in the protest line
We did it for you

Didn't even know you
When I bled out dry
Beneath that clear blue sky

Didn't even know you

Didn't even owe you

When I died

The End

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