The Army Song

People who round up armies are afraid of facing forward and fighting on their own; they’re afraid to stand-alone. People who round up armies think that quantity in numbers will confirm what they really wonder is the right stance. Well, perhaps. But, unless they’re really sure, sometimes the more people that they pile onto a platform the more likely it is to collapse, perhaps collapse. Be careful of those wanting to recruit you for, they are the shaky ones, they are the unsure few, just as likely to salute you as they are to shoot you down. For, they are the ones carrying the guns! Take up arms, link arms, join the army — “Be All That You Can Be In the Army” People who round up armies are just as bad as the people who join them. People who round up armies are just as bad as the people who so readily join them. If standing on a hill makes you feel like you are so very, very, very tall. If putting people down makes you feel like you’re not so very, very small. Well, then I guess that my sheer will should crumble your wall. As if standing on a hill will make you tall. As if sheer will could crumble a wall. As if putting people down makes you seem less small and wearing your own crown gives you any power at all! Take up arms, link arms, join the army — “Be All That You Can Be” without an army.People who round up armies are afraid of facing forward and fighting on their own; they’re afraid to stand-alone. People who round up armies think that quantity in numbers will confirm what they really wonder is the right stance. Well, perhaps. But, unless they’re really sure, sometimes the more people that they pile onto a platform the more likely it is to collapse, perhaps collapse. Be careful of those wanting to recruit you for, they are the shaky ones, they are the unsure few, just as likely to salute you as they are to shoot you down. For, they are the ones carrying the guns! Take up arms, link arms, join the army — “Be All That You Can Be In the Army” People who round up armies are just as bad as the people who join them. People who round up armies are just as bad as the people who so readily join them. If standing on a hill makes you feel like you are so very, very, very tall. If putting people down makes you feel like you’re not so very, very small. Well, then I guess that my sheer will should crumble your wall. As if standing on a hill will make you tall. As if sheer will could crumble a wall. As if putting people down makes you seem less small and wearing your own crown gives you any power at all! Take up arms, link arms, join the army — “Be All That You Can Be” without an army.

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