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shih/the army (20170115)

these parasites and guardian angels
swarm in my guts, hum in my skull
a force to be reckoned with
small green army men cast in my own image… 21 more words

Poems

What Is the Point of Wars?

If you were to ask me: Why are there wars? My answer is simple. Wars are a way of one country robbing some other country with the use of fear and propaganda to justify their actions. 829 more words

Thoughts

A Cute Salute At Windsor Castle

It’s not often if ever I post anything considered vaguely cute on my blog but having seen this yesterday, I thought it was too good not to share. 749 more words

Life

Memoir of a Soldier Boy: Christmas Reflections in the Aftermath of the First World War

    

      In December of 1919, troops were still coming home from the First World War. Some wouldn’t be back for several years. One day, Mom took us to downtown Los Angeles for our annual pilgrimage to the Christmas toy departments of Bullocks, Barker Bros, Broadway, and a host of other stores. 607 more words

Essays

Colin and The Agency - the start

My name is Serenity Michaels. You can call me Mike, everybody does.

A few years ago, I was living a completely ordinary life. Or as ordinary as it can be when you’re in the army. 1,131 more words

Classified

Decoding a notice on the fence of the Pirbright Ranges

Readers will know of my regular walk from Lightwater to Deepcut, and that it provides a source of blog posts – mostly nature-related. On my last walk I spotted a new notice on the fence of the Pirbright Ranges. 97 more words

Defence

Poppy

To those who died that you and me
Might live free.
To those who gave their sweet breath for King and Countrie.
I regret that yesterday… 123 more words

Literature