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"
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"
I have my reservations, about broadcasting my observations. Judgmental people, don’t realize, they’re pawns, mere sheeple. no minds of their own to think rationally. Misguided by prejudice and fear, they protest passionately, to fervent crowds who clamor, swing down our mighty hammer. […]Read more "The Land Of The Free"