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Certain Days

On certain days, blind patriotism is quite alright an over-the-top display of nationalism is perfectly fine a couple times a year, hawks can proudly soar above eagles, (no room in the sky for doves) and all jingoists can come out … Continue reading

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Spangled

You might think that we’re free, because of pawns sacrificed but for millions of people, it’s long been darkness, no gleaming What we see now is par, though an unseemly sight on the TV’s we watch, and the internet streaming … Continue reading

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These Colors

Written Memorial Day 2015 These colors don’t run the world said my friend Zoe when she was just a girl with flowers in her hair staring at the sign a man was holding at Copley Square as events were unfolding … Continue reading

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Dragging the Flag

Shaun White won the gold medal for the United States in the winter olympics in Korea and right after he won someone handed him an American flag so in the pictures of him sure to be seen around the world … Continue reading

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