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Hold Me?

Hold Me? 

behind the prison of

your softly encircling arms

I feel so safe, so warm

and ache to stay here

forever,

but the fingers once… 42 more words

Poetry

Stan Green’s Secret - a short story by Judith Barrow

Reblogged from Judith Barrow… a story that opens a window on the human cost of war:

‘How old are you, son?’

Stan straightened his spine and stretched his shoulders back, looking beyond the man to the recruitment poster of Lord Kitchener, on the wall.   1,004 more words

History

Step by Step by Step by Deva Mari

 Out there, it was a storm rioting, the type that Marion faced when arriving at the Bates Motel, and I was sitting in this stranger’s freshly vacuumed Mitsubishi with my muddy, turn-out-not-to-be-waterproof hiking boots, him telling me how he hadn’t been home in nearly two decades. 1,966 more words

All Stories

Skating With Bowe Bergdahl

You might as well have him teamed up with Tonya Harding in pairs skating. In case you missed it, and it’s taken me some time to digest the enormity of it, Bowe Bergdahl, the guy we traded five Taliban leaders for because he left his post and caused the deaths of six of his “fellow” team members who went looking for him, skated this week. 462 more words

Free As A Chicken

Bowe Bergdahl, the despicable piece of garbage who deserted his post in Afghanistan because he disagreed with the war, received his sentence yesterday. You’re not going to like it. 232 more words

The Troops

Wounded soldier reacts to Bergdahl non-sentence: 'Unacceptable'

(National SentinelMilitary Injustice: A soldier who was wounded searching for then-U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after he went missing from his post in Afghanistan in 2009 described a military judge’s decision to let him off the hook “unacceptable.” 340 more words

Current Events

Should Be Shot

Should Be Shot

Of course, the motherfucker should be shot.
Do we see justice anywhere today?
Are military judges wise? They’re not,
Of course. The motherfucker should be shot! 34 more words