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Economic Organisation of a POW Camp

This is half a review of the article “Economic Organisation of a POW Camp” and half a commentary on what I learned from it. I was told of this paper by R.A. 705 more words


Tropical cages

inhabited by human forms

sculpted by the ailments

of our time


weak are the bodies

but still alive

huge eyes, white golf balls, 100 more words


Hiding (Part 2)

This is part 2 of the short story I’m writing. You can read Waiting (Part 1) right here




Joshua imagined the dripping sound was cool, refreshing water to quench his thirst and cool his body. 266 more words

Inmates fears upon prison release. Are they justified?

I was asked a very interesting question after being an invited guest to speak in Philadelphia 6 years ago. The question was based on my years incarcerated and opinion as a prison consultant. 354 more words

Public Speaking

Mountain Climbing

Well I went to a Japanese Prison camp for Korean loyalists, which was pretty bad, although most certainly not the worst prison camp of the second world war.  379 more words

I Will Follow Him

Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left. 


     ~Hubert Humphrey


I will praise you with an upright heart… 537 more words

Poetry, Original Writing, Devotional, Inspirational

The White Stone, by Carlo Coccioli

More than 50 years ago, I was fascinated by Carlo Coccioli’s earlier novel, Manuel the Mexican. I enjoyed it both for its impressionistic style and for its portrayal of the Mexican culture, but mainly for its interesting confluence of the Aztec and Christian religions. 1,566 more words

Literary Reviews