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Books
· Forms of Taxation

· In Search of the Perfect Economic Matrix

· Budget Considerations

· Terrorism, Ethics, and Modern Society

· Inflation: Roots of Evil

· CRIME AND PUNISHMENT: NEW STYLE


Short Stories
· Space Mercenaries

· The Christmas Season

· Slawn Green of Bellowed Wood--Unedited much

· Parable


Articles
· Work Station Mechanics

· Economic Forces Preface

· SHORT ANALYSIS OF KEYNESIAN STIMULUS

· The Coming Political Campaign

· Benefits of Trade

· Tax Cuts

· The Gap Between Bush Claims and Reality

· Bush Economic Policy

· Understanding the Productive Process

· Consumer Demand


Poetry
· The Toothless Carnivore

· Foul Wind Blows

· Conceit

· The Trail Ends Here

· The Laughter of Life

· Here Stands the Devil

· Name the Risk

· Dark Moments

· The Land Alone

· Thought

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  Crusades
by Lawrance G Lux
Thursday, February 06, 2003


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War be with Us always,
Crusades need not be.
Fighting is a profession
And should not be,
A damnable devotion.
A strange Duck I be,
Fearing the killing with passion;
Maybe only a cold-hearted Soul.

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Reviewed by Lori Moore
yes, only cold hearted souls. powerful write lawrence.


Shadowing

What language does war speak, that whips
dew-moistened jasmines to their fall?

What filaments spin from its tongue, that weaves
a dangerous brocade of diplomatic shawls?

Why are the birds so suddenly quiet?
Were they swallowed in their blue?
by hunting night cats over the roofed tiles
moving along earth's folds
with tempting curvatures,

determined

they spill intoxicating nocturnal perfume
and mother of pearl, at the wings of sleeping sparrows.

I have nothing but my children and my words, yet I sit
by the edge of this fading medley of songs
my light, a mirror away from my shadow.

O, to soar behind the moonlight!
...to get lost...

Minerva~
it's a sad, sad, world.
Reviewed by A PAX
oh i agree!
I have a marine son, and war is the last thing i want
Reviewed by Calendula Petal (Reader)
packed a lot into that short poem didnt you,
you sound angry.
Reviewed by Oisín Breen
interesting. Could be a little better in its opening aside from that nice.
Reviewed by Lori Moore
Enjoyable write. Love the ending.
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