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Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Minnesota
Insane since: Jan 2001

posted posted 07-04-2004 08:38

also to.... ME! Yes it is my birthday. hehehehehehe..... just thought I would post this little poem...


"Ragged Old Flag"

Written by Johnny Cash

I walked through a county courthouse square

On a park bench, an old man was sittin there.

I said, "Your court house is kinda run down,

He said, "No, it will do for our little town".

I said "your old flag pole kinda leaned a little bit,

And thats a ragged old flag you got hanging on it".

He said "have a seat", so I sat down,

He said, "is this your first visit to our little town"

I said, "I think it is"

He said "I dont like to brag, but were kinda proud of

That Ragged Old Flag

"You see, we got a little hole in that flag there,

When Washington took it across the Delaware.

It got powder burned the night Francis Scott Key sat watching it, writing

"Oh Say Can You See"

It got a rip in New Orleans, with Packingham & Jackson

tugging at its seams.

It almost fell at the Alamo beside the Texas flag,

But she waved on tho.

It got cut with a sword in Chancellorsville,

Got cut again at Shiloh Hill.

There was Robert E. Lee and Beauregard and Bragg,

And the south wind blew hard on

That Ragged Old Flag

On Flanders Field in World War I,

She took a bad hit from a Bertha Gun,

She turned blood red in World War II

She hung limp and low by the time that one was through,

She was in Korea, Vietnam, She went where she was sent

by her Uncle Sam.

The Native Americans, The Black, Yellow and White

All shed red blood for the Stars and Stripes.

And here in her own good land,

Shes been abused, burned, dishonored, denied and refused,

And the very government for which she stands

Has been scandalized throughout out the land.

And shes getting thread bare, and shes wearing kinda thin,

But shes in pretty good shape, for the shape shes in.

Cause shes been through the fire before

and she can take a whole lot more.

So we raise her up every morning

And we bring her down slow every night,

We dont let her touch the ground,

And we fold her up right.

On second thought
I do like to brag

Cause Im mighty proud of
"That Ragged Old Flag"

'Hey, take it easy and enjoy life.... or in your case, death.' -- Yoh Asakura, 'Shaman King'

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(Edited by Wolfen on 07-04-2004 08:39)

Maniac (V) Mad Scientist

From: :morF
Insane since: May 2000

posted posted 07-04-2004 08:45

Happy Birthday Wolfie!

*Skaarjj throws Wolfen a big bag o' choc-chip doggy-treats*

Nervous Wreck (II) Inmate

From: BC, Canada
Insane since: Jun 2004

posted posted 07-04-2004 08:50

Happy Birthday Wolfie, and Independance Day to all you other Americans.

I hope I can see some fireworks on the horizon from up here in Canada

The other other other other other white meat.

Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: Darwin, NT, Australia
Insane since: Dec 2003

posted posted 07-04-2004 09:01

Happy Independance Day to all the Stateside Inmates.
Here's a little red, white and blue for ya

Tyberius Prime
Paranoid (IV) Mad Scientist with Finglongers

From: Germany
Insane since: Sep 2001

posted posted 07-04-2004 11:23

happy birthday wolfen!

Maniac (V) Mad Scientist

From: buttcrack of the midwest
Insane since: Oct 2000

posted posted 07-04-2004 18:31

Happy Woof-day, Wolfie.

Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: The Pool Of Life
Insane since: Nov 2003

posted posted 07-04-2004 19:27

Howlin' right back atcha wolfie. Best wishes

:::tao::: ::cell::

Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Gig Harbor, WA
Insane since: Feb 2002

posted posted 07-04-2004 19:31

Hey, happy birthday there Wolfen. Remember, you're only as young as the prey you chase down, eh?

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