Poetry Blogs (fighters)
All I can say about this poem is that I am fascinated by deep history, and especially Greek and Roman history. I do believe that many mediate the distant past through myth and allegory, and of course our personal narratives. But human nature never changed, and never will.
How willing are the many
who run races they cannot win, to peer
in fashioned sin to sear a rival? How ...
Wednesday 25th January 2017 10:39 am
Hurricane fighter plane dives through clouds towards the ground,
he goes down through the thick grey murk, no one can see him or knows
where he is going.
His wingmen landed some time ago and still there is no trace of him.
Is he gone, his plane so many smashed pieces of metal or burnt ash?
The dogfight was fast and swift with many planes turning and rolling
Wednesday 1st January 2014 9:14 pm
One Step Ahead
One step ahead of Imperial Japanese forces, we were kicked out of the Dutch East Indies fleeing for our lives. We escaped in Dutch Air Service Dornier 24 flying boats and others ending up at Broome, Australia. Free for now from the marauding Jap Zero fighters, they can’t catch us here!
Our Dornier is about to depart to sanctuary in southern Australia, we’re in the...
Wednesday 29th February 2012 2:23 pm