April 1, 1945, was both Easter Sunday and April Fools Day. My father, a 20-year-old member of the 6th Marine Division, was aboard a troop landing craft, heading straight to the shores of the heavily fortified island of Okinawa. Approaching the beaches with a mixture of fear, eagerness and uneasy anticipation; these feelings […]Read more "I Knew A Man"
Warriors preach of the heroic and divine, a penalty must be paid for the crime. Crying vengeance for that day of infamy, the faithful sought the trinity. In the dust of Los Alamos, appeared a holy ghost. Was death the destroyer, the devil his employer. Little Boy and Fat […]Read more "Manhattan Song Gone Wrong"
Seeking a sanctuary of solitude; a retreat constructed, away from the mechanical multitude. of the unknowingly corrupted. A broken system sabotaged. wrapped in a banner of red, white and blue. A patriotic sentiment camouflaged, the parade’s a charade, on me and you. Stir the melting pot, add a side of exclusion. A tangled web, a […]Read more "Insecure Security"
Some of us live with oppression, at every turn we’re met with opposition, there are those that disagree, and hold a different opinion. Standing alone or together, everyone should have a choice, no one should be denied their voice. One and all should be heard, you have to believe there’s still power […]Read more "On The Home Front"
I posted this twice by mistake, I am not going to delete since I have likes on both, sorry. War on terror, war on thugs, war in Iraq, war in Afghanistan Flying bullets, killing slugs, didn’t learn a thing from Vietnam. All this fighting and feuding, we […]Read more "Marching Orders"
War on terror, war on thugs, war in Iraq, war in Afghanistan. Flying bullets, killing slugs, didn’t learn a thing from Vietnam. All the fighting and feuding, we have an arsenal, a weapon of […]Read more "Marching Orders"
I’m a bohemian and eccentric, I think psychedelic, I think beatnik. I rebelliously objected, to conform as expected, want to go back, “on the road again” with Kerouac. All that jazz and […]Read more "Aquarius Ascending"