By: Peter Sessum I have been talking about Joseph Campbell’s work on the Hero’s Journey as part of a VA project and we have been discussing how it fits into myths and pop culture, movies especially. We are connecting it to the veteran experience. And while I have written about it on the Dogtag Chronicles, […]
Category: Creative Writing
Short stories, poems, really anything my I feel like writing. Writing is an outlet and sometimes I have to write to get something out of my head. It helps me sleep.
Part 1 Katie can’t remember a time when she wasn’t tired. The days are shrouded in a medicinal haze. She slowly opens her eyes to let in just enough light to guess the time of day. There is enough light streaming in to tell her it is still daytime and the shadow on the wall tells her […]
Slow it down she said She talks to me like I don’t know what I’m doing Try it again she scolds Clearly she does not understand that her tone isn’t making it better That isn’t right either Can’t she see I am trying No, do it like this She shows me how she wants me […]
Not this time he promises himself, their Gestapo tactics won’t work on him this time. Every year they get him, like an annual attack or some sort of twisted anniversary celebration. Surprise is their ally. Unable to narrow them to calendar days, he is unprepared for them. Not like ti matters, there is no hiding […]