11-11-18 End of Hostilities in the
War to End All Wars. Armistice!
There are no atheists in foxholes.
But there are still Princes and
Principalities. Sad to say...
They shall beat their Swords into
Plowshares. And practice the Art
of War no more.
Love & Bless the Veterans; they
have seen the worst of Humankind.
To a person they dislike being called
Heroes. Rather, many say,"Those
are the Heroes which did not return."
And they safeguarded the Freedom
that Pacifists enjoy.
Happiness is a Homeland.
Santayana said,"Those who do not
learn from the past are condemned to
repeat it." And repeat and repeat...
Someone also said,"Love thine enemies
and Pray for those who persecute you."
Only 2 millennia have passed and we
still wonder what exactly that guy was
talking about. History as Mystery
considering they nailed him to a large
piece of lumber.
And what of Lazarus, who came to be
rescued from the grip of Death, only to be
slaughtered around the same time by
the first target assassins? His opinion of
the afterlife is unrecorded. Our loss.
Pardon my austere & despondent reading
of the Holy Day; my Honour and Dignity
accrues to all the fallen Soldiers. From
today until forever. And it is all i can
rain on them until my own passing....
My salty tears of Natural sacrifice.
Eternal Gratitude. [play Taps]
Of blood & late Justice, the headlines
read: Arafat dies
And so, with apologies to the Editors of
many future crosswerd puzzles, i submit
And acquiesce the following anagrams:
1) Sadat Afire
2) A Fear Staid
3) A Strafe Aid
4) I Fade A Star
5) Strife, Daaa...
Readers may submit the remainder, but
remember there are 3 a's in the
Mercy on his widow who should exert
Bibliography: Mother Night by
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. so it goes...