Beanery Online Literary Magazine

July 4, 2011

Red, White and Blue Dreams

BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE

RED, WHITE AND BLUE DREAMS

Diana Reh Hunt

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Red, white and blue dreams

born in sandbox games,

rocked to stars ‘n stripes lullabies

in cradles of freedoms to come.

Young hopes fly high on tire swings

when the dreamers’ smiles outshine the sun.

 

Red, white and blue dreams

come from family farm to (more…)

March 2, 2011

Black Sea Express

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BLACK SEA EXPRESS

Mark Sliwa

Old woman on the corner

Sipping a brew

5:00 am train coming thru

          Breakfast of the east

          Hammer and sickle rusts

          No longer the beast

Stalin’s eyes clear the track

In ’44, the Red Army (more…)

March 11, 2009

The Battle for Peace: A Book Review

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THE BATTLE FOR PEACE: A Book Review

Joe F. Stierheim    

 

     In the book The Battle for Peace by Zinni & Koltz, it tells about a man who went from a young lieutenant in Vietnam to Commander-in-Chief of US Central Command (CENTCOM). Retired Marine General Tony Zinni has viewed combat from every perspective. He has also had direct involvement in humanitarian efforts in nations suffering from the onset of disease and natural disasters as well as political strife. All of these experiences have led him to advocate (more…)

February 9, 2009

MIDDLE AGE KNIGHT vs. MODERN DAY SOLDIER

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MIDDLE AGE KNIGHT vs. MODERN DAY SOLDIER

Ashley

     Civilization has always had some sort of defense system. In the Middle Ages, civilization had the knights to protect them, while today’s society is protected by soldiers. Over time the role has slightly adapted to accommodate different aspects and needs of society, but (more…)

July 19, 2008

THE KING AND THE ANGEL

—written by Joe F. Stierheim

“I must say, you certainly did give me a start.”

“Yes, Sire, I understand and I apologize. And, please, you must not blame your people. They are diligent in guarding you and after all … well, I am (more…)