Stories tagged flag-day-challenge

Rocking Chair

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... What Is this patriotism that permits no illusions except for those Of the duped, lazy, mall-happy, fat-as-rhino people I call my own --

Pleiku Jacket

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Our flag-draped coffins float to the surface of an uncharted sea and we appear together—patriots both—on the cover of Life Magazine.

Some Patriots Won't Like This Poem (Is It Wrong?)

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i should have fucked as much as i could and raised / a hundred to be like my son, if all pacifists did that / leaving the facists to kill each other

Patriot Ford

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As American as hotdogs and apple pie...

King of the Mountain

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Daniel told himself to push. -- push harder than he'd ever pushed himself before. He reminded himself of what his father once told him: don't give in to pain. Be a real man. You can take it.