They Lie

They send us off to die.
Blood and tears we cry.
In the heat of battle we live.
Our sweat and life we give.
Bang beats the drum.
A war never won.
Vanity and pride.
The leaders hide.
Why should this be?
Indeed the name of the free?
No, not in my name.
This is not a game.
They send us off to die, we shall not go!
For they lie!