Winter Born

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I am an ex-art student/ pothead. I was reborn in fire much like the phoenix. 9-11 changed everything about me. watching people jumping from buildings... I joined the army and trained for war. watched friends die, made enemies die. came close a few times myself. The fires of rage that were born on 9-11 have yet to die down... Sometimes I wonder if they ever will.

"Ultimately, we are all dead men. Sadly we cannot choose how, but! we can decide how we meet that end. In order that we are remembered... as men."-Gladiator...

"People sleep peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf" -George Orwell

"I will not run, this is my sacrifice,. For I am Winter born...In the fury of this darkest hour, We will be your light. You ask me for my sacrifice and I am Winter born... Without denying a faith in God, that I have never known, I hear the angels call my name, and I am Winter born..." -Cruxshadows, "Winter Born"

"Human nature is bad. Good is a human product... A warped piece of wood must be steamed and forced before it is made straight; A metal blade must be put to the whetstone before it becomes sharp. Since the nature of people is bad, to become corrected they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they must acquire ritual and moral principles"
- Sun Tzu

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breath free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door."
-Emma Lazarus, "The New Colossus

"...The most expensive thing in the world is a second-best military establishment, good but not good enough to win."
-Robert A. Heinlein,
"The happy days ahead"
in Expanded Universe

Friends have come, friends have gone, I've found love and I've felt heartache. I have known success, and i've tasted defeat. But? I will go on, as long as your music keeps paving my way. Sing me home Ry, sing me home.- random post I saw on youtube for Ry Cooder. couldnt think of a way to say it better myself.

Winter Born's Works

Poetry 2010-02-01Mine.
Poetry (Reflective)2009-12-27Portraits of inner turmoil
Poetry (Tribute)2008-01-25Closing monolog from smoke signals
Poetry (Personal)2007-12-26A plea to old soldiers, and the new alike.
Poetry (Haiku)2007-11-12revenge
Poetry 2007-08-24Hero
Poetry 2007-08-24OBLIVION
Poetry (Philosophical)2007-08-05Outcast
Poetry 2007-08-03Tears of sand
Poetry (Structured)2007-05-07my pain...
Rant (Political)2007-05-05another cuz on school shootings...
Poetry (Rage)2007-05-04ragin out.
Poetry (Love)2007-04-25Shadowless
Rant (Satire)2007-04-17My cuz, on V-tech.
Poetry 2007-04-02This world
Short Story (Adult)2007-03-31making of Sin ch.2
Poetry (Love)2007-03-30Lovin it!
Poetry (Horror)2007-03-30CHILDKILLER!!!
Poetry (Personal)2007-03-29Introspection
Poetry (Personal)2007-03-29My return!
Poetry 2007-03-27I don't know where it came from.
Short Story (Erotica)2007-03-26The making of Sin...
Graphic Art (Tribute)2007-03-26Cav skull
Poetry (Reflective)2007-03-25This heart...
Poetry (Reflective)2007-03-25donning my armor against the horrors of life
Poetry (Adult)2007-03-25a description for you.
Poetry (Adult)2007-03-25passion (Redone and enhanced for your veiwing pleasure...)
Poetry (Adult)2007-03-24royal treatment
Poetry (Depressed)2007-03-15another one...
Poetry 2007-03-09huh?
Short Story (Fantasy)2007-03-09Dragons
Poetry (Love)2007-03-09passion?
Poetry 2007-03-09The rage!
Poetry (Spiritual)2007-03-04Ode to war....
Poetry 2007-03-04never did come up with a good name for this one...
Rant (Reflective)2007-03-04My Nightmares...
Poetry 2007-03-04this is what depresses me
Poetry 2007-03-04warrior.
Poetry 2007-02-25Dark Day ch3
Poetry 2007-02-25senses
Poetry 2007-02-22This is my job!!??
Poetry 2007-02-22Fisking Ouch!!
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