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Archives for May, 2011

Freedom

What is freedom? Where does freedom end? How free am I to do what I want? Is it that society restricts me? What is your definition of freedom? Related articles Freedom of information trumps academic freedom – San Francisco Examiner (nsrtk.blogspot.com) We Remember You.. Thank You For your Service (fellowshipofminds.wordpress.com) Freedom…. (buffalohairarchivesblog.wordpress.com) Freedom of information […]

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Dead End

He took the Greyhound to the dying town and rented a cheap room near the factories – most of which, he found, were dead and empty things. He called the plant he once worked at, long ago before his stint in the army, before his discharge sent him back out into the world, wandering. It […]

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Night Watch

Out of the black, star-domed unknown, nothingness rushes in with a scream, a shrieking, circular, no more, which mangles the jungle night with flames. Vietnam and napalm, fear death agony destruction and all for nothing! Slanting forward, I slash the canvas with colliding colors, fractured planes, splintered perspectives, blood-red rhythms, writhing soldiers, twisted trees, (gray […]

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