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You Must Fight

Richard Groff 1957 (Pottstown, Pa.)



The horses are made ready
And the battle wagons roll
A force has come against our land
To put us in a hole

But no one will be digging up
The treasures buried here
Because the dirt that covers them
Is soaked with pain and fear

The lies and schemes that cover them
Are soon to be destroyed
And when they are the hearts of those
Who loved them are left void

Empty with a longing for love
But they won’t receive it
Because they know they lied so much
That they just can’t believe it

If this has happened to you
Though you’re such a mighty liar
Then this might be a real good time
To look into the fire
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Written on October 09, 2021

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