Writings on Life, War, and Exploration

Posts tagged ‘Life’

What’s A Hero?

The lighted cries of homecoming and well, Flesh crusted, cake with a million yard stares, Epics written on the back of men, Not old enough to…

Nightmares

I remember what you said to me, Covered in the grains of my juvenile determination, “Come back in one piece” said with a deceiving grin; crisp…

You Said

You said you’d wait for him, And wait for him you did. Until the man you waited for cease to live. He came back with the…

Nature The Healer

I want to escape to the wilderness, Quiet and healing, Non judgemental, Where alpine air fills my lungs With the breath of solitude. The winds shift…

On Memorial Day

Has our sacrifice Been reduced to holidays, Where tantalizing smoke rises up, To embrace the envelope of merriment? And are we remembered When discounts are clipped…