Not That Any Knew

A nation goes to war for reasons said, But once her valiant men are dead, With a few grim realizations the reason are taken back, As yet another warrior's body is thrown on the burning stack.

Have you let your brother die in vain, For your own now false threat of pain, To a dark world ruled by a dark few, Not that any of your brothers knew.

A world goes to war for reason said, But once her valiant nations are dead, With a few grim realizations the reasons are taken back, As yet another nation's freedom is thrown on the burning stack.

Have you let your race die in vain, For your own now false threat of pain, To a darker world ruled by a few, Not that any of your race knew.