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Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival (song)

Today I thought I would share this great anti-war song – “Fortunate Son” by Creedence Clearwater Revival. It was released in September 1969, and is specifically about the lucky men who were born into families which, somehow, meant that they were not called up for the draft to fight in the Vietnam war. 422 more words

Music

THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL

National Mall, Washington D.C.

“nihilistic slab of stone”  (1)

“black gash of shame”  .  .  .  “a degrading ditch” (2)

“a black trench that scars the Mall. 1,433 more words

"When In Terror (Or In Doubt)! Tanka 230"

When in terror or

just in doubt, run in circles

and then scream and shout!

Surprisingly effective

tactic for most mammals!”

J Richards

"Scream And Shout (When In Terror Or In Doubt)!"

When in terror or

just in doubt, run in circles

and then scream and shout!

J Richards

Where the Water Meets the Sand

A book often finds its way into the hands and the heart of a reader at just the right moment. It can sit, unattended, for months, balancing chapters on a TBR pile, gathering… 787 more words

Books

In Country: Marvel Comics' "The 'Nam" -- Episode 73

War comics legend Russ Heath joins regular writer Chuck Dixon for a story about Ice and Speed tracking a ruthless VC sniper known as The Ghost.  57 more words

Comics