A Boy saying to his General...



It was just before supper when mother overheard her boy saying to his General:

-But, Sir, you need to understand me! I am not made of that kind of meat! I know my ancestors fought bravely in battles, but I'm not interested in this sort of battles! If you are asking me there should be no weapons, nor factories constructing war material, nothing like tanks, bombs and ammunition, nothing that destroys humans, animals and constructions without distinction, not to mention nature which, eventually, happens to be the most important of the aforementioned.
-I very well know you've fought bravely in 'Nam, Korea, Afghanistan, you name it! But I really don't want to know how many peoples' lives you've had to terminate before you've earned all those starts you proudly carry on your hat! Neither which way you've terminated all those lives, nor how could you order your subordinates to do the same!
-Well, I don't... but, Sir! SIR! Dad! ARE YOU SNORING?:-)
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Submitted by sifis on September 23, 2019

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Characters 950
Words 163
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 1, 3

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