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November 20, 2018

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A reflection of a visit to the Vietnam Military History Museum in Hanoi. Again, it is written more to make sense of it all rather than to impress others with my literary skills or erudition. Writing is as much a therapeutic and educational device as it is an art form… Read More
A description of my journey from Sai Gon to Ha Noi on the 36 hour Reintegration Express. While it would be great to write a startling and memorable masterpiece, I mainly use this sort of writing as a way of both understanding the journey itself and as a reason to… Read More
The enemy doesn't sleep Read More

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somethings never go away. memories are one of those things. Read More

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IN 1978 THE CRAMPS PLAYED A CONCERT AT THE NAPA STATE MENTAL HOSPITAL IN CALIFORNIA AND THE SHOW WENT OFF WITHOUT A HITCH. LEAD SINGER OF THE CRAMPS, LUX INTERIOR REMARKED DURING THE PERFORMANCE; “SOMEBODY TOLD ME YOU PEOPLE ARE CRAZY! BUT I’M NOT SO SURE ABOUT THAT; YOU SEEM… Read More
A review and opinion piece of a visit to the War Museum in Saigon in 2018. The museum has a well deserved reputation of being confronting and is often avoided by the local Vietnamese population so it was interesting to visit with a local girl who had been born in… Read More
A poem about one of the best war veterans in history. Read More
Story about a young reporter who has to deal with the insanity of the Vietnam War. Read More

Tags: fiction, war, vietnam

A poem about one of the best war veterans in history. Read More
Dao... Read More

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This collection of short stories written for children is really special: personal achievements, travelling around stories and folktales to amazing countries and cultures, researching- something we love doing for everything we write-, and moreover, because at some point, we decided to make it together, the revision, the changes, the… Read More
A group of narcissistic young expats attempt to make sense of the world, and,reluctantly themselves, as they navigate life in the stifling heat of Vietnam. They don't want to be there, they don't really want to be anywhere, and like a Hunter S. Thompson tribute act, they slip easily… Read More
An infantryman writes about a harsh experience in Nam Read More

Tags: war, vietnam, combat

Another old poem from 2006. Read More

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Another old poem from 2006 Read More

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this volume is book one of the Nathan J Allison series Brothers to the Bone. The book and the first seven volumes of the series is set in Vietnam, Cambodia and South East Asia during the Vietnam war and centers around a heavy long range patrol team on dark… Read More
1975 was not a good year in a place soon to be once called Saigon. A lot of folks who had been living comfortably, some lavishly, with lots of servants, departed suddenly and moved to far off places like Paris, France, to live comfortably, some lavishly, and deal with the… Read More
Some say Tran’s Doh Nhut Joint and Taco Chop began life in the mid 1970’s as a severely grayed old Mayan woman selling homemade tacos and burritos on the edge of an unpaved empty lot where the farmer's buses and cattle cars picked up the field workers. In the dry… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A short poem about a man scarred by the Vietnam war. Read More

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A young United States special forces sniper is plagued with recurring horrific memories and hardships while imprisoned as a P.O.W in Vietnam. Read More
This is the first part of a seven part addition to the Rose Houston saga. In this story, an American Street Cop and former United States Marine retires from a long career to care for a dying wife. Read More
the story of marilyn and i traveling to a remote ethnic vietnamese village in vietnam in 1959 with our parents while we were young children Read More
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