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Aaron Brazell

America the Beautiful

I originally published this on Washington Hotlist. On this Fourth of July, I republish it here. Happy Birthday, America. Oh beautiful, for spacious skies, for amber waves of grain. For purple mountains majesty above the fruited plain. America, America God shed His grace on thee. And crown thy good with brotherhood, from sea to shining […]

Aaron Brazell

In Memoriam

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In […]

Aaron Brazell

Eight Things

I’ve been tagged for this meme by Doug Haslam and Geoff Livingston (what’s with all you PR people?). I don’t typically participate in memes as I think it generally dilutes the quality of the body of content, but I’m making an exception this time. If for no other reason, I’ll stop getting tagged by PR […]