Tuesday, November 11, 2008
by Eric Bogle
And I can't help but wonder now Willie McBride
do all those who lie here know why they died?
Did you really believe them when they told you the cause?
Did you really believe that this war would end wars?
Well the suffering, the sorrow, the glory, the shame
the killing, the dying, it was all done in vain.
For, Willie McBride, it all happened again
and again, and again, and again, and again.