Tales of the Tribe

  Tales of the Tribe http://wp.me/p102ON-E6  Synopsis: Society creates the stories it tells itself: factual, specious, apocryphal, dishonest; by any rendition, according to Wallace Stevens, will still be a fiction.  Myth wears the clothes of its culture, will always be a social fact, and those who would eschew these basic facets of humanity, will prove […] Continue reading

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“1863” – Gettysburg

~ Mid-May, that day Stonewall is dead, buried the same day Lee will be speaking with Davis and Seddon, the Confederate Heads, a Confederate meeting on moving ahead.   The first six months of Sixty-Three witnessed the most extraordinary campaigns in all the military heretofore seen in history.   Jackson and Lee made legendary the […] Continue reading

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1863 – Down The Yazoo

  [Note:  The following is one chapter of a larger work, entitled “1863” an epic poem of the ‘Turn of Events’ at that time from the two major events that year: Vicksburg and Gettysburg.  Several sources have been used and acknowledged.]     ~ Down through the Yazoo’s Magnolia leafed region come a great body, […] Continue reading

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1863 – The Die is Cast

  [Note:  The following is one chapter of a larger work, entitled “1863” an epic poem of the ‘Turn of Events’ at that time from the two major events that year: Vicksburg and Gettysburg.  Several sources have been used and acknowledged.]   ~ Eighteen Sixty-three came with a bang, but went, with a whimper, at […] Continue reading

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Gray Smoke

  Thin wisps, like smoke, that fly from the fire, a mist late at night, broken down, but higher, flies past the face of a moon I desire.   Deep in this night two bodies aspire – Venus and Luna, in search for a fire.   Between we three, an army expires – It’s Robert […] Continue reading

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