Tag Archives: war

backyard smiles – May 30

5.30.2016 voices and smiles spread throughout the back yard while brats grill beer foams and the family connects.   people gave their lives so that we could do this and not have to look out for secret police bad banditos … Continue reading

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holocaust -the bondage of death – April 17

4.15.2015 a long slick narrow bridge over waters filled with death   hate filled people gleeful in pot-shotting at random victims   a gauntlet of terror each movement only forward   unsure if the next moment will be the halted … Continue reading

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sneak attack – February 8

2.8.2015 snuffles start at the back of throats like visits from aliens who have landed without notice   until now. ——————————

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I’ll give you a reason to cry… September 18

9.18 I live in such a nice place, no blown in walls, no blood on the floor where the soldiers came to beat my family raw.   I can walk around the block, down a trail, even at growing dusk, … Continue reading

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Wasioja Seminary ruins – June 10

6.10 Limestone walls hanging from the soil eighty souls went off to fight for eyes to see the glory of the Lord, and only twenty came home. The town died.   Boys we are entered in a great battle for … Continue reading

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spoilsport – April 6

4.6 so here we are living on the west slope of the world’s most active volcano which is overdue for another eruption   and North Korea wants to shoot at us. What is wrong with this picture of paradise? someone … Continue reading

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