I Knew A Man

    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 […]

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Manhattan Song Gone Wrong

  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 […]

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Insecure Security

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 […]

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On The Home Front

       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 […]

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Marching Orders

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 […]

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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 […]

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Aquarius Ascending

    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 […]

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