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When Gordy flees America and the War in Vietnam and takes a job as an English teacher in the Tokyo of the 1960s, he finds he gets a lot more than a mere hourly wage. [NOTE: My novel, "An American Love Song in Survival Japanese" has recently been published on… Read More

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"This is without a doubt the funniest story I've read in a decade. The entire Japanese female persona is laid bare here. Every bit true. Your sto..." Read More

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Poem I wrote a long time ago about a soldier's life. Read More

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You'd think we'd have learnt our lesson from the First World War, but sadly not. Read More

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Poem about the war that is always fought. Read More

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Many dreamed of freedom from the death camps. Tragically, for many it remained a dream. Read More

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a war in the mind of us all Read More

Poem / War and Military

March 23, 2020

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The life lessons a boy forced to transform into a man by war... Read More

#family, #war, #life, #son, #mother

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The D-Day landings during the Second World War were the turning point for the Allies, and eventually led to the downfall of the Third Reich and the defeat of Germany. Read More

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Poem / War and Military

February 04, 2020

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Shell shock, as it was known as back then, was a common problem for soldiers returning from France during the First World War. Another issue, however, was that it was not understood anywhere near as much as it is now, and soldiers didn't receive any proper treatment for it. Read More

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A staple of the First World War, the trenches were a horrible and inglorious place to be; quite the opposite of what most men thought they were getting themselves into. Read More

Poem / War and Military

January 08, 2020

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Panic and fear ran through soldiers as they traversed No Man's Land to get to the other trench, but when the field was shrouded in a thick fog it was another kind of fear. Read More

Poem / War and Military

December 17, 2019

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A series of letters from a soldier to his mother during his time in the trenches. The name is one that I made up. Read More

Poem / War and Military

December 13, 2019

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The phrase "fix bayonets" became a staple of the First World War, as it was a common order the commander would give to the soldiers as they prepared to charge across No Man's Land. Read More

Poem / War and Military

December 06, 2019

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"The deadliest weapon in the world is a United States Marine and his rifle" - General of the Armies John J. Pershing Read More

Poem / War and Military

November 29, 2019

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The Battle of Passchendaele is one of the most famous campaigns during the First World War, and like most of the fighting during the war it was all for a small amount of land. This poem focuses on the effect of the battle on the Belgian city of Ypres; Passchendaele… Read More

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I bound this work for those soldiers whose dedication make freedom for every home here. When I write this down, my feeling script the effort of peacekeeping mission in the failed states. I have written the title 'My People Wake Up' as if every human being on this Earth feels… Read More

Poem / War and Military

November 22, 2019

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The Naval Blockade was established by the British during the First World War, with the aim of stopping imports of food and contraband to the Central Powers, particularly Germany. Read More

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A poem about Manfred von Richtofen, also known as "The Red Baron" Read More

Poem / War and Military

November 13, 2019

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Describing No Man's Land and the effect it had on the men who went there Read More

Poem / War and Military

November 12, 2019

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The first time a tank was used in warfare was on 15th September 1916. This poem is a conversation between a seller of weaponry and a buyer. Read More

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A poem about Alvin York, who captured a machine gun nest during the First World War Read More

Poem / War and Military

October 16, 2019

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A poem about a soldier who was drafted to fight in World War One in 1917. Read More

Poem / War and Military

October 09, 2019

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My interpretation of what the colours of the poppy represent, in the form of poetry. Read More

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Soldiers were killed during the First World War, not only by the enemy but also by their own leaders. Read More

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A lot of men in 1914-1918 were promised fortune and glory if they went to fight in France. Of course, they were met with a harsh reality when they arrived in the trenches. Read More

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For those fighting the battle from within where the war never ends Read More

Poem / War and Military

September 17, 2019

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A poem about two brothers thinking about home during World War One Read More

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11th November. The day the guns fell silent. Read More

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A poem about the Christmas Truce, that happened across the Western Front in 1914 Read More

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A poem about a group of soldiers charging a trench in a First World War battle. Read More

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How Apartheid gave birth to Xenophobia Read More

Poem / War and Military

September 04, 2019

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A poem based in both the first and second world wars Read More

#war

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Random poem. Read More

#war, #race, #battle