the Landscaper Revenant's Lament by Kazakh Doom I once tried being a landscaper in Ft. Worth. I hated it. Most of this tale is fiction; either way, a big part of me sometimes wishes it was all non-fiction.
T, English, words: 2k+, 8/15
2Dead Man's Switch by WENN9366 Dead Man's Switch
K+, English, Poetry & Suspense, words: 46, favs: 1, 4/8
Arithmetic on the Frontlines by Jave Harron Death by the numbers.
K+, English, Tragedy & Drama, words: 115, 12/5/2022
1 Blessed is the Victor by WJosephusW A poem I wrote with various historical Crusades and Pilgrimages in mind.
K+, English, Poetry & Spiritual, words: 70, 8/27/2022
Vitaly's Sacrifice by WJosephusW A Narrative, Epic Poem that tells the True Tale of the Heroic Death of Vitaly Skakun Volodmyrovych, a Ukrainian Soldier who blew himself up along with a strategically-key Bridge and several dozen Russian Tanks carrying over one hundred Russian Soldiers that were attempting to cross the bridge. His sacrifice stalled the Russian advance into Kyiv, allowing tens of thousands to flee.
T, English, Poetry & Adventure, words: 1k+, 8/21/2022
1 List of Heroes by WJosephusW A shorter Poem, imagined to be a kind of Poetic Folk-Song which may as well have sprang up during the Civil Unrest of 2020... Another lonesome product of it's own Age.
K+, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 214, 8/14/2022
The Hessian Patriot by WJosephusW A narrative poem relaying the tale of a Hessian conscript in the American Revolution who has come to love the American continent since being deployed there to fight for the British. He laments his orders to return to Prussia after the war is lost, yet reminisces on the homely natural beauty he witnessed while in the Colonies.
K+, English, Poetry & Western, words: 346, 8/12/2022
Ballad of Blue and Gray by WJosephusW This is the second long-form narrative poem in the Epic tradition I have actually started and completed. It tells the story of an Irish-American calvary-man in the US Civil War, who embarks on journey of revenge, honor, justice and reconciliation.
K+, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 1k+, 8/7/2022
The Pattonad by WJosephusW An epic poem about World War II, as of yet unfinished in it's completion. The poem will contain vivid and comparative snapshots of specific important events , that, together, paint a larger thematic and narrative picture.
T, English, Poetry & Supernatural, words: 895, 8/5/2022
Big Time in the Desert by WJosephusW A stylistic experiment inspired by various poems by Rudyard Kipling, which emulated the Cockney, dock-worker accent common to Kipling's working-class readership in London. Kipling, having served in the British military in India, was well-versed in the lingo. In this poem's case, I tell of the woes and reminisces of a forgotten Afghanistan veteran from rural Appalachia.
T, English, Poetry & Romance, words: 347, 8/5/2022
1The Aftermath of World War Six by Just-an-Entity Written for class in late 2014 or early 2015. A freeform poem about child soldiers. Cross-posted to Archive of Our Own.
T, English, Poetry & Drama, words: 235, 7/18/2022
The Armory by WJosephusW A longer poem on the relationship between war and humankind. This is not an anti-war poem, nor is it a work pushing for war. It's just... about it; how we are drawn to it, even.
T, English, Poetry & Spiritual, words: 525, 6/23/2022
1 Patton's End by WJosephusW General George S. Patton is regarded by most of the world as an American hero, by many Americans as a brave martyr, and by some bitter folk: as a cruel and overbearing conqueror; yet, few on Earth know that he was also an accomplished poet.
T, English, Poetry & Mystery, words: 477, 6/19/2022
1 Poem for Volodymyr Zelenskyy by Faithless Juliet Sloppy American poem in hand.
K+, English, words: 51, favs: 1, follows: 1, 5/21/2022
Mr Evil by dtnash823 A somewhat morbid song lyric about a villain who is the very essence of evil. Funny, depending on how you look at it.
T, English, Crime & Horror, words: 358, 4/26/2022
The Little Orphan Of War by Space Ace This free verse poem is about a small child being found in a certain part of the world.
T, English, Tragedy & Hurt/Comfort, words: 15, 3/12/2022
We Want To Go Back Home by Space Ace This senryu poem is from the point of view of a soldier saying why he wants to go home.
T, English, Tragedy & Angst, words: 14, 3/8/2022
17Phoenix » by hoping-for-the-right-words You destroyed me, but what you don't comprehend- I am a phoenix; I will live again.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Poetry, chapters: 17, words: 4k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 12/12/2021 published: 12/9/2020
Para Bellum by aurelianus War is terrible, but nothing is worse than being unprepared for it.
T, English, words: 174, 11/30/2021
1 The Shades of War by aurelianus To the men who were truly just following orders. Not every man was innocent, but some truly were.
T, English, words: 141, favs: 2, follows: 1, 7/24/2021
1 The Search by Damo B Medieval times. When his daughter is kidnapped, the king marches to war against a rival king, with the intent of finding and rescuing her.
K+, English, Poetry & Family, words: 291, 6/15/2021
1 Now An Only Child by AAHW The melancholic musings of a Vermont Regular.
T, English, Poetry & Tragedy, words: 122, favs: 2, follows: 1, 3/11/2021
Victory Will Be Ours! by PoetOfSaiMiHunManKal I finally wrote a poem in English in support of the Belarusian Revolution. This is a triolet. Now I've written pro-Belarusian poems in all of my languages apart from Belarusian. Нарэшце я напісаў верш па-ангельску ў падтрымку беларускай рэвалюцыі. Гэта трыялет. Цяпер я пісаў прабеларускія вершы на ўсіх сваіх мовах, акрамя беларускай.
K, English, Drama, words: 96, 12/17/2020