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Memorial Day Tribute

Being “deployed” in Afghanistan did not stop First Lt. Andrew Yacovone and First Lt. Justin Wright of the band Interstate 10 from releasing a “music video” 507 more words

American Culture

William Stafford

A Story That Could Be True

If you were exchanged in the cradle and
your real mother died
without ever telling the story
then no one knows your name, 109 more words


William Carlos Williams

An old willow with hollow branches
slowly swayed his few high gright tendrils
and sang:

Love is a young green willow
shimmering at the bare wood’s edge. 16 more words


Jack Kerouac

I wonder why our life must quiver between beauty and guilt, consummation and sadness, desire and regret, immortality and tattered moments unknowable, truth and beautiful meaningful lies.  12 more words


Victor Davis Hanson: Why GOP Will Vote Trump

Why Republicans Will Vote For Trump

by Victor Davis Hanson    at Hoover Institute

“If Donald Trump manages to curb most of his more outrageous outbursts by November, most Republicans who would have preferred that he did not receive the nomination will probably hold their noses and vote for him. 160 more words

National Politics

Sylvia Plath

Stars open among the lilies.
Are you not blinded by such expressionless sirens?
This is the silence of astounded souls.

— Sylvia Plath, from “Crossing the Water,” … 8 more words