Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Amoeba’s Lorica: Meme-ories 30 (Memorial)

Find the cost of freedom, buried in the ground Mother Earth will swallow you, lay your body down – Stephen Stills, 1970

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Amoeba’s Lorica: The White Feather (A Memorial Day Musing)

One has indeed personally to come under the shadow of war to feel fully its oppression; but as the years go by it seems now often forgotten that to be caught in youth by 1914 was no less hideous an … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: The Playing of Taps

A story written some years ago, reposted here in lieu of helping to propagate the “true meaning of Memorial Day” photos currently strung across the Internet. The trumpet player was trying to relax. Which was why he was so tense. … Continue reading

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