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This Eagle

A re-post, but I still feel the same as I did twelve years ago when I wrote it, so hear it is again. Read the rest of this entry »

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Will We Soon Forget

I posted a poem this week, This Eagle–posted it a second time as, This Eagle II (that version had pictures)–that I’d written about 9/11.  This is another poem I wrote the morning after September 11, 2001, as I sat in a hotel room in Port Arthur, Texas. It’s not that great as poems go, but I’m posting it because I want you to see the last stanza. Remember, this was written right after the attacks. Tell me, that for many in this country–I contend the majority–my words were not prophetic. Just sayin… Read the rest of this entry »

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This Eagle II

I posted my poem This Eagle a few days ago, and today, I found this copy of it a friend of mine made, adding some pictures. I thought some of you might like to see it. Read the rest of this entry »

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This Eagle

I wrote this poem a few days after September 11, 2001. I was angry, and had I not been past the age where I could serve, I would have enlisted and did my best to bring bin Laden and men like him to justice. At long last, someone has done what we all demanded be done. I am still angry, and I am not afraid of the lunatics that wish to destroy us simply because we do not believe as they do. The following are my thoughts from those dreadful days after we were attacked, and even though much has changed–even in our country–I continue to believe the words I wrote back then. Read the rest of this entry »

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