When Melanie "Mel" Alexander becomes a widow at age thirty after her Green Beret husband is killed in action, her life is immediately engulfed in a black fog. In this darkness, she quits her promising career as a special agent tracking missing people and retreats to her Washington, DC, brownstone…
its a beautiful poem i wrote imagining my love and my soul together in a condition someday when i will have a call of duty and love will make me fear of distance and death. But the best is to read it :) cheers!
This poem has written inspired by recent Shahbag Movement in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This is my first poem in Booksie. I generally write in Bengali which is my mother-tongue. Hence, my expectations are very little and what I want is to get read by poetry-lovers with constructive criticisms.
Dedication: To all U.S. Military Veterans and in commemoration of the annual American national holidays of Memorial Day (last Monday in May), Independence Day (July 4) and Veteran’s (Armistice) Day (November 11).
While surfing the YouTube website to find some original recordings of old(ies), pre-Beatles rock ‘n’ roll songs, I…
we meet our old friend as he meets an old pal from his former regiment.. he has been drinking rather heavily and this causes him some concern.. but to his delight he finds that his pal's troubles have a special interest for him and he derives a particular solace from…
An informative essay regarding patriotism.
What is it about patriotism? Politically it is one of the topics that draws much attention without a clear cut answer. Schools of political philosophy differ on the answer, have different views on the subject, and differ whether it is good or bad.
Well, Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize...I'm not particularly proud of this piece, but I felt like venting a little frustration. Besides, that the latest internet trend anyway, and I want to stay trendy.
I was asked to write my thoughts about being American. This was a particularly difficult task for me because although I'm an American Citizen I was not born in this country. I wrote from my prespective. Please comment about it if you so desire.
This is to present a lighter and somewhat sarcastic view of a truly serious issue, currently, under heated public debate. From September 11, 2001 until now, the end of 2006, this debate has been gradually intensifying.
On one side of the debate are civil libertarians who claim that one or…