Tag Archives: sorrow

Metal Storm

For upcoming Memorial Day – second in a series of Toritto’s war poetry Summer sun reflected off a wheel chair holding half the soldier he used to be in half the body he used to have the dent above his left … Continue reading

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Quo Vadis?

Therefore we commit his body to the ground earth to earth ashes to ashes dust to dust And his tears fell like the rain as he embraced his wife and younger son touching his lips to the casket of his … Continue reading

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Making Angie Cry – For V.J. Day

Everyone was so happy that day,  I didn’t know why they were happy but I was happy too.  I rode on daddy’s shoulders down 13th avenue, passed the Endicott theater, the waving and happy people kissing in the street. Grandma … Continue reading

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Metal Storm

Summer sun reflected off a wheel chair holding half the soldier he used to be in half the body he used to have the dent above his left ear now hidden in his hair. His mother buys a popsicle and … Continue reading

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Quo Vadis?

Therefore we commit his body to the ground earth to earth ashes to ashes dust to dust And his tears fell like the rain as he embraced his wife and younger son touching his lips to the casket of his … Continue reading

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