Battle Ready

Fighting for change

Ripples #MondayBlogs

History ripples outward onto every shore changing everything it touches harmonizing with itself from the beginning it starts again repetition and rhyme scraping the bottom the ocean floor bringing up the dust of every civilization History ripples outward - Caroline A. Slee

History #FridayPhilosophy

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” - Mark Twain I remember learning about Hitler and his annexation of neighboring countries at the start of World War II. I wondered why no other countries tried to stop him when he was doing that. It may be an oversimplification, but I find myself wondering that … Continue reading History #FridayPhilosophy


Photo by Tobias Bjørkli on Weathered and rough stone remains standing a ghost of all it once was inviting us in to history and dreams the memory of a life before - Caroline A. Slee

Secret Doors

Secret Doors There is a world we may never find a history that remains unseen the stories whispered far from monuments and the markers of old battlefields here, we were created the patchwork fabric that stitched itself into nations formed from the murmurs of the voiceless and overlooked - Caroline A. Slee


A frozen world Trapped in space Suspended in time Marking our place A history contained Waiting to be read When we seek our north Finding the visions That await us ahead ~ Caroline A. Slee

Resist #wwwblogs

History is a millstone Grinding us down Until we are fine Refined Fit for consumption History is a story Written by the victors And the spoils Are a narrative Defining who we are History is a lesson A warning unheeded Of the excesses of men Who seek ownership Of others And history will be a … Continue reading Resist #wwwblogs

The Dance ~ #wwwblogs

We can find our way in the dark those sentinels stand tall obliterating stars calling out to us in a music that makes the blood rise with memories we have set aside Though we bury ourselves in logic and push our intuition aside there is a pulse keeping time inviting us into our own, old … Continue reading The Dance ~ #wwwblogs

Friday Philosophy…History

Traditional history: A story written by the winner of the war. HIS story. Revisionist history: a story told by the loser of the war. HER story. The stories of thousands of voices we have delegitimized over hundreds of years. History that has been adapted to account for scientific facts more recently discovered. History is a … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…History