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Original poem: Spirits

      Spirits Spirits roam the blood-soaked terrain, From Antietam’s hills to Shiloh’s plains.   They are locked in a dimension That is not of their volition.   Their main emotion is Confusion, For their lives are an illusion. … Continue reading

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Original poem: Dead on the Ground

  Dead on the Ground   You can’t allow yourself to think about Your pards now dead on the ground   They were alive just a minute ago Now from their bodies blood does flow   How can a friend … Continue reading

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The Other Side, part 6

When I talked with my Spirit Guide I asked, “Is this really from The Other Side, or is it just my wishful thinking?” She didn’t answer me directly, but she said she could help me if I wanted it. I … Continue reading

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The Other Side, part 5

(ed. note: this is a continuation of the poem, “The Assurance” by Vernon Dutton) So go forth in peace and love.   Your fate has been ordained from above. You no longer fight it now Your journey has been endowed. … Continue reading

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The Other Side, part 4

(ed. note: this is a continuation of the poem, “The Assurance” by Vernon Dutton) We welcome you with open arms. Come meet us; we will not harm. You are our voice that speaks of woe In times of long ago. … Continue reading

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The Other Side, part 3

A few months after the 150th Shiloh reenactment, I received a poem that really spooked me. I waited almost a week before I shared it with my Spirit Guide. I emailed it to her and called her. I told her … Continue reading

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The Survivors

We know not why we have survived. We know we are lucky to be alive. We miss those comrades of yore. But soon we will see them all once more. We miss our pards who are gone And we still … Continue reading

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Antietam: Being apart of The Bloody Lane re-enactment

The Bloody Lane On September 12-14, 1997, the 135th Antietam reenactment was held at the Artz Farm about 8 miles north of the actual battlefield and just about 1 mile south of Interstate 70. Battle reenactments can’t be held on … Continue reading

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