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Doubt

Screaming pounding in my ears.
Eyes stinging pouring tears.
Why I had to I just don't know.
My past actions bother me so.

Was pulling the trigger what was right.
Now it seems not so very bright.
A loud boom like thunder.
A man's body falling asunder.

Next time I used a knife.
Always fighting for my life.
Inside pains worse than those out.
My mind so full of doubt.

All of this done for my country.
Who cannot even understand me.
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John Lowe

I rode as a bullrider on the pro rodeo circut for several years.I also was deployed to Iraq four times during OIF and was injured 3 times.My poems come from the heart break of being apart and the love of what I do and have done. more…

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