Which Would You Choose to Be?

December 4, 2012 / Boyd & Nicholas Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters is a collection of poems written as epitaphs. In the below Albert Schirding feels that he and his life are not worthy given the success of his children. Jonas Keene drives himself into the grave in his sorrow that none of … Continue reading Which Would You Choose to Be?

Ann-Margaret and Jane Fonda

      Most Vietnam Veterans love Ann-Margaret and despise Jane Fonda. Ann-Margaret went to Vietnam in 1966 (a trip were she came under fire) and again in 1968 as part of the Bob Hope’s USO Christmas show. She never spoke out against the war nor did she speak in favor of it. She referred … Continue reading Ann-Margaret and Jane Fonda

How to Fight Lonlienss

https://youtu.be/7CAYFIpi89k How to fight loneliness Smile all the time Shine you teeth to meaningless And sharpen them with lies And whatever's going down Will follow you around That's how you fight loneliness You laugh at every joke Drag your blanket blindly Fill your heart with smoke And the first thing that you want Will be … Continue reading How to Fight Lonlienss

At War: ‘1917’ brought me back to my own war

George MacKay making a run for it near the end of “1917.”Universal Pictures r,         By Thomas Gibbons-Neff Domestic Correspondent After watching the new movie “1917” this month, I was reminded of a poem written by Siegfried Sassoon in the summer of 1918, or just over a year after Sam Mendes’s critically … Continue reading At War: ‘1917’ brought me back to my own war