Category Archives: War

~ Gen X Musings ~

It’s time again for the 100TPC (One Hundred Thousand Poets For Change) over at the BeZine, and all over the world. It’s a chance for artists, musicians, poets, peace-keepers, activists, and anyone else who desires lasting change in the world … Continue reading

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Piece By Painted Piece

This month’s theme at the BeZine is “The Healing Value of the Arts”. The Arts have an intrinsic value in and of themselves, of course, but most of the time when people read or hear the word “Art”, they don’t … Continue reading

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Remembrance and Gratitude

November is a month of both remembrance and gratitude. Here in the United States we have Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving, but how often have you thought about them in the same context? What I mean is, how often have you … Continue reading

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~ The Other Refugees ~

Soldier and Kitten by JustUs09 @ Photobucket.com ~ The Other Refugees ~  He huddled under the wreckage and rubble, That used to be his home. His people had fled. Still others, were dead. So he waited, shaking, alone. * She … Continue reading

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May 28th is Amnesty International Day

If you’re reading this right now, chances are good that you have heard the phrase, “First-World Problem”.  I find myself thinking this phrase more than I would like, but I count myself damned lucky that I’m even aware of what … Continue reading

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~ The Last Horseman Is The One Who Counts ~

There is no profit in peace, you know. White Horse or Red, the blood must flow. Human constructs, like Conquest or War, Benefit the rich and bury the poor. I think the Draft should be reinstated; So that ALL might … Continue reading

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