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Where do I stand?

I feel led to write about our current world events. Not that I have a particular political opinion but because I’m confused. Meaning, within me I am confused. 803 more words

What might peace look like?

With blood running
in all our veins,
couldn’t we wonder instead
what we have in common?
We look to the skin, to the beliefs,
to what keeps us apart, 73 more words


Offering to Asclepius

In the dream,

the medicine.

In the illness,

the cure.

With your mortality came your wisdom.

I lay myself down

alone on cold stone

to invite invisible guests… 23 more words


A Day to Honor

“When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?”

-George Canning


Best wishes,

Kim Sweeney


Honoring Veterans

My dad Hank just told me some hairy stories a couple of days ago about flying bomb runs over fascist Italy and Germany in WWII. They sent him on some of the more dangerous missions: over half of their company never came back (and the story was later immortalized in Catch-22!) He flew 54 missions before they decided that was enough. 244 more words

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