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song lyric about Virginia Dare, the first English-born child in America Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 12, 2020

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It's 1348 Do you remember this date? A dark illness sat in the winds Blowing at all the lives it's about to take An illness is spreading The reapers are collecting Taking all our loved ones We thought we were protecting Quarantine yourself, stay off the streets "You men, start… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 12, 2020

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It's 1840 and the air smells delightful The streets paved with dust From a gathering to the streets Of a war they say is a must Dear child, why you are hiding Why do you sit on the ground As though you are minding Something you don't want found A… Read More
song lyric about the tragic Johnstown Flood Read More
poignant song lyric about two Irish lassies who survived the Titanic's sinking Read More
This is a short historical fiction in the form of a Journal being kept. Oh the tragedy! Read More
An informative article, I wrote, about a well-known fishing vessel disappearing in 1991 due to a deadly storm, The Perfect Storm, on October 28th. Read More

Short Story / Travel

October 27, 2020

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A soldier of the Empire reflects on a battle - and his life in the legions Read More

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When looking at a theory by a Political scientist named David C. Rapoport called The Four Waves Of Terrorism Theory. My essay talks about the points made by Rapoport and other theories that challenge and test his points of view. Read More

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A hermit is enjoying the fine art of the tea ceremony when a wandering ronin comes across him in the countryside. At first, the meeting appears to be a happy accident, but in the end, the encounter is neither happy or a chance event… Read More
Due to their superior social status, the samurai class was permitted to kill a commoner for something as trivial as testing a new sword. In the Edo period, bored and restless young samurai who had never tasted battle would ambush ordinary people for fun. While regular folk had no legal… Read More
Native Americans have always had a special relationship with fire. Since it first became part of their lives, the spirit of fire had maintained a unique standing in the world of Native Americans. It is a volatile relationship that has continued into the modern world. Read More
A review of Cambridge scholar Robert MacFarlane's eclectic mix of travelogue, history and personal examination based around an account of his walks in the wild places of the UK and other countries. Read More
UN Secretary General Lisa Gyne and her Representatives of the Human Race are taken on a tour of the United Confederation of Nations. Read More
This years harvest festival will be one for the Blackstone history books. Read More
A Non-Fiction book about the history of Halloween. Read More
song lyric about the rebellion on the Amistad (which, ironically, means "friendship" in Spanish) Read More
song lyric about the beginning of the California Gold Rush Read More
Song lyric about Charles Lindbergh's history-making flight across the Atlantic Read More
The uninvited visits by the hatchet-wielding saloon smasher, Carrie Nation Read More
A few hours in the life of a common border guard of some ancient imperial power. A musing thinker with a lot of time on his hands, he dwells upon the sameness of his days, and finds comfort in the very small but personal triumphs of his routine life. And… Read More
A rich heritage of music radio stations, Jacksonville, Florida lost yet another, Rock 105, my cartoon a remembrance to an incident I had privilege to paint a poster for a charity on the station's site. Read More
A short article about the turbulent life of Thomas Harrison, a leading figure on the Parliamentary side in the English Civil War. Read More
Song lyric about the building of the Panama Canal Read More

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