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Sunday, September 10, 2006


by Anne G. Davies

Fellow Americans, you need to understand
Victory in Iraq is not yet at hand.
We have a big problem with Islamic militias
Who behave in a manner barbaric and vicious.
If we don't inflict massive defeats
We'll be fighting terrorists on U.S. streets.

You see, these folks really hate freedom
But we'll try to convert 'em and lead 'em
Toward democratic ways and means
Or blow them all to smithereens.

War is hard on innocent civilians
But America's invested multi-billions
To wipe out the evils of Saddam's reign
And give the Iraqis a peaceful domain.

American forces will remain at their post
Until these fiendish militias are toast.
I can rely on intervention divine
To make it happen before 2009.

Anne G. Davies is a fund-raising writer by profession and a writer and versifier by avocation. Her work has been published on local and regional papers. She lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.