Free Freedom

Dulce et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori.

They say it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country.

Yet the reward of their loss

Is the truly fitting thing.

We could not live

without it.

our reward.


Forgotten Privilege

Point of Pride

Our unearned freedom,

For which other people died.

The candied completion of pro patria mori,

Is not sweet for the valiant, courageous, or brave.

But the sweetness is taken by those for whom life he gave.

This poem is about: 
My country
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