Blackwing X

Falluja

Short Story: A Suicide Bomber

It was near the end of a long drive
in the beat-up looking white Toyota
the preferred car and choice color
soon to become the suicide bomber's
dream weapon from Allah...

Charlie Company Last Mission

Six months in six months to go
an army discharge than homeward bound
retired a civilian see after the kiddies and Mrs.
get on with life business as usual
is in the back of most grunts minds'

Charlie Company first Marine battalion
just received orders
mop-up the city of Falluja

The Court Martial Of Private Barger (Sequel To Charlie Company's Last Mission)

Private Barger got ridiculed slapped around
spat on by his brothers
could not take all the blood and guts
that flowed in the streets of Falluja...

“You'll get tried by a tribunal
found guilty for bad attitude
thrown in the stockade wither away in solitude
die in agony spend eternity in hell dude”

The Siege And Destruction Of Ancient Al-Qiam

Just past 6 P.M. sundown
the end of another long chaotic day
in occupied Baghdad town

But now in the Northwest Iraqi occupation zone
a serious new war drama was about to unfold
the debut production Operation Steel Curtain
the siege and destruction of ancient Al-Qaim

Twelve Months Later Operation Phantom Fury

The night it was cold cast in blackness
the moon and stars had risen but were dimmed
henceforth from Operation Vigilant Resolve
toxic ash was hovering over the city of Falluja