The Uncaged Heart

Rattling the rugged ribs of prison-bonedefibrillated rhythm: free at lastthe uncaged heart begins to beat again Outside of time, and care, and conventionslow, steady at the outset, growing fastrattling the rugged ribs of prison-bone It skips, in love, entranced yet never chainedwith unhealthy demands, as in the pastthe uncaged heart begins to beat again Its […]

The Uncaged Heart

Lipa, Luzon | May 1945

Lipa, after bombardment 1 May 1945, the recon platoon found a company-sized unit of the enemy in the 187th’s zone of responsibility. The 2d battalion, along with 81mm mortars and LMGs (light machine guns) spread out to attack the enemy on three sides. F Company had a kill count of 92 Japanese versus one man […]

Lipa, Luzon | May 1945

Presence

Shadow dancercome guide my stroll,open a place,where we can go. Walk through dry walls,run up the stairs,look in my mind,help my soul dare. Expose mystique,life tries to hide,swept off my feet,your light unblinds. Share tunes with me,my beat is yours,blend harmony,our hearts beat pure. Shadow dancerplease do not fade,roam free all night,linger all day. Essence […]

Presence