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I Bite The Bullet

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I Bite The Bullet

I bite the bullet today

I bite the bullet
And go out into the world
With a smile

Though I'm dying inside

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I put on my best face
And go out into the world
With a positive spin

And I think of those
In times gone by

Who bit the bullet before me

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And went out into the world
With a smile

Though they were dying inside

I think of the Muslims of Jerusalem
With the Crusaders at their gates

I think of the Jews of Berlin
With the Brown-shirts at their doors

I think of the People of Europe
With the Plague in their streets

I think of the People of China
With the Famine in their land

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I think of the Indigenous Americans
With the White Man at their shores

I think of the African Tribes
With the Slave Ships on their beaches

I think of the British
With Heinkels in their skies

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Jim Bush is a 67 year old, Vietnam-era veteran, currently living in Texas. He was raised in a military family. His father received the Silver Star for directing troops while under air attack at Clark Field in the Phillipines, survived the Bataan (more...)
 

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