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A Memorial Day reflection by a Vietnam Veteran who returned home to a country in an undeclared war against itself. A war without civility. A war without bounds, where even children are considered "fair game." And the prize? Money. Elected Office. The power to control. The power to dominate. The… Read More
On December 9, 2021, Senator Mitch McConnell eulogized former Senator Bob Dole at the Capitol Rotunda. It was an exquisite exercise in the art of gallows humor. Senator McConnell’s remarks praised and glorified an old time Republican, who today, using McConnell’s and Kevin McCarthy’s standards, would have been removed from… Read More
I wrote this in an attempt to publish as a freelance writer, the magazine said it wasn't for them so maybe it will be for the readers here. Read More
Dedicated to Agnes M. Johnson (1948-2013) who passed away on March 6, 2013. Read More
Dedicated to Agnes Greene-Johnson (1948-2013) who passed away on March 6, 2013. Read More
Dedicated to Lena L. Greene who died on March 2, 2020. Read More
Dedicated to the soldiers who fought and died for the USA. Read More
Strange and dangerous things can happen when writers become obsessed. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

January 18, 2020

Dedicated to James R. Hill (1939-2020) who died at the age of 80 on January 11, 2020. Read More

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The The Imaginarium House

In response to the challenge: one word given that is to inspire a piece of writing exactly twenty-five words in length. The word was sober. Read More

Tags: war, peace, memorial

Dedicated to John W. Brown (1970-2019) who died on June 3, 2019. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 31, 2018

Reads: 391

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 526

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An old poem from 2006 I wrote while in my high school English class! Read More

Tags: memorial

A poem about a friend who fought a good fight... Read More
A memorial poem about my Mom. Read More
But again and again We’ve seen so many Fade away Like a candle Flickering In the wind, And it becomes Princess Di, Again and again. Read More

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A tribute to the late Princess Diana Read More
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Poem / Poetry

June 29, 2017

I wrote this poem after my Chinese Grandpa's death. He had given me a small container of tea that had engravings of cranes on the side. Read More
A memorial slam poem to young Sebastian, taken too soon. Read More
My Mother's Day present to my mom that passed away 17 years Read More

Tags: mother, memorial

A memorial poem for Robin Williams. Read More
A poem memorializing the R.M.S. Titanic. Read More
On my niece, Iris Chang's Memorial Anniversary - November 9, 2014 Read More
A dear friend passed away in Sept 2013 and I wanted to write a tribute to characterize the beautiful person she was. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

September 07, 2015

Dedicated to Agnes Johnson (1948-2013) who passed away on March 6, 2013. Read More
Reflections on a commitment to our country Read More
Dedicated to Agnes Johnson (1948-2013) who died at the age of 64 on March 6, 2013. Read More
Dedicated to James Best (1926-2015) who died on April 6, 2015. Read More
Dedicated to James Best who died at the age of 88 on April 6, 2015. Read More
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