Veterans stories, books, poems, and more

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A short notation of an emotional struggle that former, if not current, military service members go through as they become adjusted to civilian life, given that they return to their homeland(s), with their families and friends. Read More

Poem / War and Military

October 31, 2017

Reads: 101

Comments: 2

The Poetic Dreamers House

A torn life. Ash and hurt. This is war. Read More

Reads: 96

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Kristina I Remember I remember when we were little kids and you were in the sixth grade and I was in the second grade. This sixth grader told me to give him money but I was only 8 and had no money, so he kicked me and… Read More
A Veteran's Battle was inspired by the breathtaking true story of one Iraqi War veteran who returned home with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A man who went from working two jobs to being sent overseas. The events that took place will truly hit home,… Read More

Poem / Other

May 15, 2017

Reads: 133

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

History is being lost ... Read More

Reads: 3783

Comments: 8

Shelves: 19

The Booksie Classic House

You can’t judge a book by its cover. Read More
a poem for all of the veterans who served our great country. Read More

Tags: veterans

A short story shadowing a veteran and his quest to seek help through the VA Read More
Why Remembrance Day is important to me. Read More

Reads: 1891

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

This is a short summary of who I am and what I believe in so that those who read my short stories, essays or articles will know more about the man behind the words. Read More
Jace Connors, a man of many titles and professions, drives head-on into one of America's darkest cities in search of his long-time nemesis. However, he'll soon realize that what he finds during his search may be more than he can handle. Read More
Dedicated to all of the USA Veterans on Veterans Day. Read More
The story of my first trip to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Read More
A tale about a shop owner; his wife and a veteran of the first World War who can neither speak nor laugh at the shop owner's crude jokes. Read More
An article regarding how we should go about repaying our veterans. Read More
One listener, 3 soldiers, lost and confused about what is real, and what not. Read More

Book / War and Military

August 31, 2013

"Kiowa" is a story of love, courage, strength and healing -- told through the eyes (and ears) of a highly-trained combat dog. When Kiowa's seemingly unbreakable bond with his handler is tragically shattered, he feels as though everything is lost. But soon he discovers a path to recovery -- in… Read More
A tribute to my grandfather, a fellow Marine. Iwo survivor and responsible for much of my writing inspiration. Read More
My teacher assigned a last minute project for me - She wants me to write a paragraph about how I feel when I look at the American flag for a Veteran's Day assembly. This is what I came up with, so I thought I'd put it on here. Read More
A rather upbeat description of a spontaneous roadtrip undertaken by friends in their late 20s still living with a vigor only found in teens. Read More

Reads: 465

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

For my school, the older kids after right poems for veterans day, and they are put into a contest. And the people who won, have to read them in front of the whole school, at our veteran's program. This is my poem, and I won (: Read More
This is season 1 of a new series I am writing called Young Officers. It tracks both the cases and the lives of a group of rookie police officers and their veteran police officers. (I wrote this story in the form of a television show, so instead of just having… Read More
This is how I feel about the word: Freedom. I’m not saying that all Americans feel this way. I’m just hoping that if you find truth in this article. Read More

Reads: 627

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

I was up very late reading Shakespeare a few nights ago and had the idea for this. I wasn't sure about posting though, because of the sensitive subject matter. But after the responses on my previous posts, I felt the worst that could happen was that someone actually wouldn't like… Read More
written after seeing a painting Read More

Tags: poetry, war, veterans

Reads: 6225

Comments: 832

The Booksie Classic House

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… Read More
This poem came into my head looking down at the fading sunlight against the grass. While those close to me will see a second meaning, it can also apply to Veteran's day, or Remembrance day. Read More

Reads: 270

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Why America's veterans should be honored. Read More
An article about World wWar II and the Home Front... Read More
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