Christina A. Sharik

ON RECRUITING

Well, here we are
in mid-2005

I’d like my child
to stay alive ~

Unless there’s a draft
or you think I am daft

I’m keeping my child
by my side.

Here is your brain.
Here is your brain
on a chopper

Not for them,
not my son or my daughter………

Parents:
The Anti-Recruiter.

This poem inspired the response, “Speak For Thine Self” – ©Copyright July 1, 2005 by Faye Sizemore