A blackbird soars silently through the thick of the great blue sky, Every evening collecting simple filaments for its regular roosts repairs, Every day the bird becomes witness to the homes of humans in its eyes, Every human displays a history beneath the space the fowl shares. A blackbird passes pleasingly peering into the lives … Continue reading The Black Bird Soars
Soldiers prayers are solemnly murmured, As their transport boats drift slowly further, Towards the shore and the hell incarnate, With Germans stoic and defiantly guarding, The beaches with bullets created for carving, The flesh from off these soldiers, barking. ~ Sprays of salt water wet one's face, As the cool air bluffs this tepid place, … Continue reading World War II: D-Day
A gentle breeze brushes the Spartan's backs, Chilling beads of sweat upon their skin. The Persians ready for their last attack. The Spartan's odds were not to win. ~ Standing boot to boot with all their brothers, Muted murmurs shown love to one another. The air was dry and the sun burned hot, It wasn't … Continue reading Under the Wings of Leonidas
There are some incredible stories associated with our holidays here in North America. Santa clause spends Christmas Eve delivering Christmas presents to all the children of the world in his flying sleigh led by a team of determined flying reindeer, squeezing his fat butt through tiny chimney stocks everywhere he goes. Halloween is full of spooky ghosts and monsters coming out for one last night to haunt the Earth before the coming of Winter and then there's Easter, perhaps one of the oddest fables involved with any of our holidays...