Tag Archives: Tom Greening

TIME TO THINK (BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE): TWO POEMS FROM TOM GREENING

Military Recruiters by Tom Greening Ghouls troll school halls preying on the young who have no better options. A protester asks a teacher, “Aren’t you afraid they’ll get killed?” and is answered, “Better a short life with meaning than a … Continue reading

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How do you get there from here?

by Kathie MM Consistent with its goal of promoting peace within and among nations, the United Nations, in 1981,  established the International Day of Peace;  in 2002, September 21st became the permanent date for the International Day of Peace. Did … Continue reading

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MESSAGE FROM A TERRORIST

By Guest Author Tom Greening We knew we could count on you to continue our mission for us. We destroyed your World Trade Center but that was only a dramatic means to a greater end. We knew you rich and industrious … Continue reading

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Atrocities Can Be Expensive

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The brief video at the beginning of this post is horrifying but worthy of 15 seconds of your time. There’s thousands, maybe millions of them, out there. Some of them, invisible to you, are soaring around right now, doing their … Continue reading

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