Category Archives: War and peace

Last Post

    LAST POST – The Words By H. W. Bryce Offered in honour of all war veterans. Goodbye, dear soul. You have fought the good fight and won the day. You carried our flag and you fought with valour. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gamble

  THE ULTIMATE GAMBLE These are rough notes to match the rough battle, at Vimy Ridge, a key battle in the First World War and a proving ground for a new Army from a new nation that hadn’t fully  gelled … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

  Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Just Get Along: from my notebook-in response to yet more outbreaks of violence and death -e.g., the (Texas) riots over yet another cop killing of a black man? Here’s what I wrote: … Continue reading

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GLORY! Glory be to peace

  Glory Glory be to peace H. W. Bryce Go to war for glory Fight the ‘glorious’ fight But though fame may come Fame will go and glory too Quicker than a wink Glory has a reputation, Though it precedes … Continue reading

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Goodbye Regret: I’ve no more use for you

  Goodbye Regret Goodbye regret, I’ve no more use for you You used my time You sapped my strength But now I’m fine, Goodbye. I made amends, apologized, I started new but there was you Still harassing me, And there … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Mind

  Once Upon a Mind H. W. Bryce Once upon a mind I had dreams, I made plans, I lived my utmost day by day, I was bold, I had my say, I broke the bonds, I ope’d the bans, … Continue reading

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Velvet Black

  Velvet Black H. W. Bryce Velvet black Her skin glistens in the sun Her face beauteous as a smile Yet her gait is cautious And her eyes are wary She’s been down this path before. Bark white His skin … Continue reading

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