Crisis of Middle Age

by Norman Jones

Poem


Who Am I?

by Deborah Cole

Array


1692 Salem

by Larry Connelly

Poem


Morning Mist

by William Anderes

Poem


Frozen

by Marie Slider

Poem


Dark Horse

by William Snead

Poem


A MOTHER'S CRY

By Ernest Tukes, Army

Writing Type: Poem

At home, a mother is crying.
In Vietnam, someone's son is dying.
Here we are in our bush site,
lying still and low
Charlie's out there,
trying to make a stand.
We are here to resist his command.
Suddenly, the bush silence
is broken as if by a claymore's blow.
Everything is illuminated.
Frags are thrown.
Tra~ers streak through the sky
as if it's the Fourth of July,
and we're having fun
just like kids
when they're out to play.
But war is not for kids;
war is what a mother dreads
for she knows that it might be her son
who will come home dead.
Suddenly, someone yells,
""I'm hit.""
Another says, ""Get the Doc!""
And as we stood there that rainy night,
a lone star shone down on our friend.
In his last words, we could hear him say,
""Mother's crying. I'm dying.
I'm coming, Mother.
No more tears shall you shed.
No more fear of dying shall I fear
for I have fought and fought well.
Now it's time for me to rest,
not above but below
this war-ridden sky.

Cross on Calvary

by Lawrence Rahn

Painting


Footloose Days

by Anthony Ramirez

Poem


America’s Daughters and Sons

by Anthony Ramirez

Poem


Sergeant Dorsey

by John Boors

Prose


My Vietnam Story

by Albert Hernandez

Prose


Man Behind the Mask

by John Priestley II

Poem,Prose