Stephen Writes

Novels and Short Stories by Stephen England

Thoughts on the 4th of July

| July 3, 2011

This year the Fourth of July has gotten me thinking. About heroism. Heroes. I’m not talking about the “super-heroes” of Hollywood, although they have done much to cheapen our image of what a hero really is.             As a kid, I know what I thought a hero looked like. John Wayne, the tough soldier that […]

The Veteran

| May 29, 2011

Dedicated to Sgt. Raymond Russo, USAAC, (ret.) and all who have sacrificed for our freedom.   I was in the town park late one night, Near the Fourth of July, And I saw an aged veteran, And the people passing by.   He sat all alone in the darkness, His body worn by the years, […]