Early Jade of Morning

by Frank Mattson

Poem


Too Late

by Tony Craidon

Poem


Imaginary Dragon

by Daniel Adjei

Poem


A Painting Still

by Dean Glorso

Poem


Created Equal?

by Richard Wangard

Prose


An Intrepid Hero

by Daniel Wolfe

Prose


ADOPTED

By Howard Kirkman, Army

Writing Type: Poem

Orphan word ... alien inference,
a stranger without advocate.
Yet to be adopted
is to be yearned for,
searched after,
to be wanted ...
for love ...
to receive love,
to give love ...
To be adopted
is to be beloved.
0, dear child,
you are no accident,
no unscheduled event.
We first dreamed .. .
then we hoped .. .
then we searched.
And we knew you,
for you were love,
watching for us,
who were looking for
just such a gift.
You are no stranger ...
You are ours.

Early Jade of Morning

by Frank Mattson

Poem


Created Equal?

by Richard Wangard

Prose


Just Plain Lost

by Richard Wangard

Prose


Big Leon and John"Duke" Wayne

by Rodney Santos

Prose


Having a Baby in the Navy: A Memoire

by Deborah Welch

Prose


A Veteran’s Lament

by Kwame Toshambe

Prose