Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Never Forget

What if there’s a war and it lasts nearly a score but we all forget…

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Like Fresh Venison

There are helicopters buzzing over farms, and over mountains alongside sea cliffs and through sacred valleys, cutting through the sound of silence cutting through the peace and quite like freshly sharpened butcher knives, the ‘chop, chop, chop’ a reminder of … Continue reading

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Still The Birds Fly

The flying birds were a prelude to annihilation spreading their wings burying a generation and still they fly and mothers have no tears left to cry and they live that which we ignore and they look to the sky and … Continue reading

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Seventeen: An Ode To Afghanistan

Five hundred and thirty six billion, four hundred and fifty seven thousand, six hundred seconds eight million nine hundred and forty thousand, nine hundred and sixty minutes one hundred forty nine thousand and sixteen hours six thousand two hundred and … Continue reading

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Uncle Sam’s Muslim Ban

We want to ban Muslims from coming to America because it is a lot more socially acceptable for Uncle Sam to kill them when they are in their own countries rather than here in America unless, of course, they are … Continue reading

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FIRE

Smoke signals have been rising    Hiroshima for some time now.    Nagasaki We ignore the smoke    Korea but there it is    Guatemala as plain as day    Laos but we relax    Vietnam when we hear    … 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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