Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Same Parade

The best way you can  honor our departed sons, daughters, brothers, and  sisters is to become a  war-tax resister, don’t pay to send any more  of our loved ones off to war don’t buy the bullets, the bombs, and the … Continue reading

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Certain Days

On certain days, blind patriotism is quite alright an over-the-top display of nationalism is perfectly fine a couple times a year, hawks can proudly soar above eagles, (no room in the sky for doves) and all jingoists can come out … Continue reading

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YOU WILL REMEMBER

YOU WILL REMEMBER WHAT WE TELL YOU TO REMEMBER YOU WILL QUESTION NOTHING YOU WILL JOIN IN THE POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE YOU WILL MARCH IN THE PARADE YOU WILL STAND AND SALUTE   YOU WILL DRINK A BEER YOU WILL … Continue reading

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Soul

Written May 2017 It’s the soul of America its the sold to America it’s fools gold in America glittering soldiers sold stories red, white, and blue broken glory same old story sell your soul for American dreams chase Dragons and … Continue reading

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Génération Perdue

Written Memorial Day Weekend 2015   We are a generation lost amidst the rubble of the    world we   trade our souls away self    center bullseye hit targets hit bars collapse on bar stools drink it all away now far, far, … Continue reading

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Hero

Written Memorial Day Weekend, 2009   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 … Continue reading

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Johnny’s All Done Marching

Written Memorial Day Weekend 2014   (With a few lines from the patriotic WW1 song “Over There” written by George M. Cohan in April 1917. Americans believed at that time that the war would be short and the song reflected … Continue reading

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Babylon The Great

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 like teenage wrists with … Continue reading

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These Colors

Written Memorial Day 2015 These colors don’t run the world said my friend Zoe when she was just a girl with flowers in her hair staring at the sign a man was holding at Copley Square as events were unfolding … Continue reading

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Daily Memories

Written Memorial Day 2016   so, it’s Memorial Day sales again and I remember when Cub Scout packs would take up the back of the parade and families would struggle to find shade along Main Street in late May with … Continue reading

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