Category Archives: Peace

Veterans Poetry: Wondered About the Poppy? In Flanders Fields

Ever wondered about those poppies popping up everywhere on Veterans Day? In Flanders Fields by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae is the inspiration. LTC McCrea was a physician, surgeon, writer, artist, and poet from Canada who served in Europe during WWI. He … Continue reading

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Veterans Poetry of Peace: Beyond Armistice in Korea

In honor of Armistice Day: Beyond the Armistice, what peace would look like written by Korean poet Ko Un, a veteran of the Korean War Peace is a wave, a rolling, living wave. Beneath that wave swim every kind of … Continue reading

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Eight Thousand Nine Hundred and Seventy-Seven Plus

8,977.     2977 killed (because I won’t honor the memory of the hijackers) 2977 killed (because I won’t honor the memory of the hijackers) over 6,000 injured, and many sickened to death in later years. Your memory was blown … Continue reading

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