I grow asparagus
While remote Arctic bases
Sprout in the far north

The conning towers
Of submarines break through
The ice like black plants

They say We don’t want
War but we will defend our
(fill in the blank)

Keep your eye on them
Keep your eye on yourself too
Cross yourself We are

In the presence of
Evil with a human face
This is not a movie

This is not Russia
Or the United States folks
This is our story

We know exactly
What is going to happen
We planted each row