My skin itches.
There is eeriness in the atmosphere
You can see the chemicals and gases
as they hang heavy on the horizon.
The land is dead.
Anything alive will blister and
bake on the march to Baghdad.
The march to Baghdad will be the
sacrifice of mankind's folly to rid an evil creature from the land.
Everyone above ground will die
while those below will wine and dine.
The land near Baghdad is desolate
and without life.
It looks like puffs of smoke coming
out of the earth. All I can see for miles on end is sand.
Puffs of smoke lift from this planet
in a way that makes the sands seem hotter.
Is this really the war that he
spoke about? There is no enemy that I can see.
Bodies of the families of Iraq
lie everywhere, the sand is drifting over them.
My silver garb is hot. We are walking
side by side; there is no enemy to be seen.
We are supposed to root out the
enemy but from where?
All I can see is puffs of smoke
coming out of the earth.
We have tried to stop the smoke
from coming out of the earth but it has torn open the suits of those who
Bulldozers have tried to covers
the steam but the smoke just covers the steel and makes it impossible to
The pentagon wants to just leave
the area, but higher authorities say that we will win the war of the smoking
All of the innocent people of the
big cities have died; only the warriors remain above and (we assume) below
The planes are flying overhead
but all they see and hear is me.
This land is dead.
What has won the war?
My skin itches.
Gollum is learning the meaning of ....
Words & Graphics by Tomas