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Digitally determined

Master the media and it’s own medium
on the chords to impact your play…
throw in the lights of distraction, as they
appeal, then be mindful of what you say, 245 more words

American Backbone

You Once Gave Her a Rose I Guess

This poem, written in the winter of 2016, is my first ever attempt to write poetry. The diction, syntax, metres and rhymes are nowhere near perfect, yet I consider it as a milestone in my writing career, as it has paved the way for my future experiments in poetry. 193 more words


Private Maurice Davis - 2551

Maurice Davis was born in Melbourne in 1899 and in May 1916 aged just 18 joined the A.I.F. in the 46th Battalion with the rank of Private. 321 more words

So Long

Seven hours after you left, I woke to find your final note. I’d like to say an empty day of desperate yearning stretched ahead. But for raising our kids, keeping you fed and paying the rent, you left me just seven words. 8 more words


"Taking French leave": Desertions amongst the Troopers

By Lynley Wallis and Heather Burke

The numerous accounts in official records of desertions by Aboriginal troopers lend weight to suggestions that many men did not join the Native Mounted Police (NMP) force willingly. 2,391 more words

NMP Officers

A Three Part Study on Desertion, Grace, and Redemption

The Case for an AWOL, or John Mark

John Mark Departs after First Missionary Trip

“Now when Paul and his party set sail from  Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia; and John Mark, … 551 more words

Small Group Studies

January 31, 1945 Deserter

When Eddie Slovik was little, his neighbors must have considered him a bad kid. His first arrest came at the age of 12, when he and some friends were caught stealing brass from a foundry. 1,248 more words