Soldier

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 18:36 -- LJStar

I am a soldier. 

Fighting a war I never enlisted in, 

a fight I don't wanna lend another fist in. 

I am a soldier... 

Standing on the battlegrounds of war

praying to God saying I can't do this no more. 

I am a soldier. 

 

Never would I expect my own friends to fight my friends. 

Never did I know that I would have to help them meet their ends. 

Now I'm sittin' at a table where I can't even eat at 

Prayin' that nobody dares to hit be with a baseball bat 

caus' I'm not fake 

you're not safe 

you'll get your head knocked off if you think you can only be "straight" 

I'm not goin' lie you are sick and tiring to me 

but honestly I cannot believe you had the audacity to be

another asshole that hurt her...

another statistic in this genocidal murder, 

now you are 'bout to witness 

the fitness 

my fist in your face 

and your body in the furnace. 

 

I am a soldier. 

Fighting a war I never enlisted in, 

a fight I don't wanna lend another fist in. 

I am a soldier... 

Standing on the battlegrounds of war

praying to God saying I can't do this no more. 

I am a soldier. 

 

The worst part of all is I thought we were cool 

'caus we would all talk shit 'bout the boys at our school 

and now you stand up for him

the racist that we might as well call him Jim 

-CROW- 

I mean no! 

He doesn't need the publicity 

to be another boy on tv 

that was racist as fuck 

and how he wouldn't shut up 

so now Ima take action 

no lets not all start these bullshit lil factions 

'caus I'll split you like fractions. 

My mind is so sleepy 

because you make me so dreary. 

You're singin' me to sleep like a bad lullaby, 

alright I'll go sleep 

I'll wait till you cry 

and say "oh please no, I'm not one of them guys" 

and I'll just sit back while my friends let you fry 

no I will not save you 

I'll just let you die. 

 

I am a soldier. 

Fighting a war I never enlisted in, 

a fight I don't wanna lend another fist in. 

I am a soldier... 

Standing on the battlegrounds of war

praying to God saying I can't do this no more. 

I am a soldier. 

 

It's terrible to see this new tea 

this new spill 

all my friends hate each other 

but really, were we friends? 

if all you wanna do is talk shit in the end? 

"No, I'm not a racist supporter"

So why would you let him pick on her daughter?

"Of course I'm an ally, no I'm not gay...but sure" 

 So why would you push him into that locker?

It hurts me 

so you see 

I gotta fight. 

I gotta make all this right 

bring me the flame 

make it light 

set this school on fire, 

'caus my heart burns with desire 

the fuel inside us 

just does not give a fuck 

so you better run, go duck 

'caus you're just outta luck. 

 

I am a soldier. 

Fighting a war I never enlisted in, 

a fight I don't wanna lend another fist in. 

I am a soldier... 

Standing on the battlegrounds of war

praying to God saying I can't do this no more. 

I am a soldier. 

 

And in this world

of hurt and turmoil, 

I hope you can learn not to let this passion boil 

'caus I will no longer stand for you, 

if you're racist, homophobic, or just a hateful dude, 

because... 

I am a soldier. 

Fighting a war I never enlisted in, 

a fight I don't wanna lend another fist in. 

I am a soldier... 

Standing on the battlegrounds of war

praying to God saying I can't do this no more. 

I am a soldier. 

This poem is about: 
My community

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