Monthly Archives: May 2014

Memorial Day 2014

    Enjoy your burgers and beer today, but remember that we’re still adding more and more tiny American flags to small town and big city American cemeteries by the day. Kids fighting in Afghanistan today were in kindergarten when … Continue reading

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Hero

Originally posted on soitgoes1984:
He was broken from his glory days; the whiskey wasn’t working anymore. There was no way he’d ever change his ways; he drove back over to the liquor store. The devil had been on his mind…

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Cinco De Mayo

Originally posted on soitgoes1984:
May 5, 2011 Cinco de Mayo the rain is letting up another soldier died and the news hardly acknowledged this young life lost taken stolen by a war that began when he was in elementary school…

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Babylon the Great

Originally posted on soitgoes1984:
Written Memorial Day 2012 Wonderland smoke dims suicide fireflies under a Cheshire moon mocking guerrilla teenagers and confused tongues cry over dirty water dialogue as crude hands sift gold from Babel sand cutting orphan blood lines…

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Saving Freedom: (sort of a poem dedicated to men in uniform)

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AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH… Men in uniform get all the ladies. maybe that’s why i enlisted 12 years ago. I could live with that story. Teenage boys are, after all, young, dumb and full of c…crazy ideas about women……

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Rockwellian Saturday Evenings

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Written Memorial Day 2008 Flag draped boxes on cross Atlantic flights make silent return trips to sleepy small town American neighborhoods resembling Rockwellian Saturday evenings. Towns where children learn to hunt each other with paintball guns…

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That last war

Originally posted on soitgoes1984:
May 6, 2013 That last war? Forget about it, That was a long time ago Right? Time to move on… No sense living In the past. Sure, it might have been a mistake to go but…

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Memorial Day Weekend 2010, Oahu, HI

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This Memorial Day, I think back to a time when war wasn’t in our thoughts, a time when rifles were only made of sticks and used as backyard playthings on hot summer afternoons where imagination was…

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Belly Dancing on the Dashboard

Bury my heart here Because mine eyes have seen enough suffering My eyes have seen enough of man’s inhumanity to man But this isn’t a Robert Burns poem, this is holy land Where the sand is flying through the air … Continue reading

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