Month: November 2006

Silent Faces

At the end of the News Hour silent faces appear, one after the other. Mostly men in their 20s, with a sprinkling of those 19, while others are as old as their 50s. These, considered unfit to fight in previous wars, now are so much cannon fodder. The faces of the younger ones are stern …

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The Party’s Over

Poets sing the praises of seasonal changes and quiet moments are often the theme of some better known verse. Such is the case with my favorite, Frost?s Stopping By Woods On A Winter?s Eve. And, of course, there are the numerous musical references to the seasons; Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons probably being the most well …

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