Glory?

James - University Hts, Ohio
Entered on April 13, 2008
Age Group: 65+
Themes: question, war

My eyes have seen the horror of the coming of the war

It will trample out the beauty of the lives who came before

It will loose the fateful fire of its terrible swift roar

This folly marches on.

Glory, glory domination

It’s oil, oil that feeds the nation

Glory, glory domination

This folly marches on.

I have seen them in the turrets of a thousand circling tanks

They are lined up in their Humvees on the plains and on the banks

Let Jehovah’s mighty minions challenge Allah’s endless ranks

Their pawns go marching on.

Glory, glory domination

It’s oil, oil that feeds the nation

Glory, glory domination

This folly marches on.

They have sounded forth their trumpets will they ever call retreat?

They will blindly follow leaders to be covered with a sheet

Will we always seek out scapegoats and enemies to beat?

While gods just laugh along.

Glory, glory domination

It’s oil, oil that feeds the nation

Glory, glory domination

This folly marches on.

Oh, peace may break in glory with the dawning of an age

But it will be long in coming while faiths in deities rage

And the voice of quiet reason ‘s drowned by clamor of the brave

This folly marches on.

Glory, glory domination

It’s oil, oil that feeds the nation

Glory, glory domination

This folly marches on.