Sharing the PTSD Burden (RR)

Sharing the PTSD Burden (RR)

“HE CAME HOME” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Jan. 24, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another enjoyable evening with your Roving Reporter (RR) on ‘The Pulse of the Nation,’ a television show where if you hear it here you don’t have to hear it anywhere else. As you can see, we’re back […]

Book Review: The Fallacy of Revenge (RR)

Book Review: The Fallacy of Revenge (RR)

“22+ A DAY” by OPOVV, ©2020 (Jan. 14, 2020) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the place that if you hear it here you don’t have to hear it anywhere else, ‘The Pulse of the Nation.’ You guessed it: we’re back in the rather nice office of the eminent best-selling author, Professor Zorkophsky, […]

If You Could Turn Back Time (RR)

If You Could Turn Back Time (RR)

“FATE AND COINCIDENCES” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Mar. 7, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ the ever-popular television show that’s most talked-about at the water cooler. Hello, my name is Roving and I’ll be your host for tonight’s show; glad you could join us. What we do is […]

22 a Day

22 a Day

“THE RESULTS ARE THE SAME” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Nov. 24, 2014) — Twenty-two of our Veterans are opting out, as a career choice, as it were, by deliberately choosing to stop the memories by the most permanent means available, every day:  by committing suicide. Depending what side you’re on, the living or the dead, the word […]

Aboard the Enterprise with a Pig pb

Aboard the Enterprise with a Pig pb

“WE NEED EVERY VETERAN” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Oct. 11, 2014) — We were Veterans spinning out of control, and by some mysterious force we’d find ourselves at my apartment watching Star Trek together, same time, every weekday. How it all came about no one remembers, but we would assume a different role during each episode by […]

22 a Day and Counting

22 a Day and Counting

WHERE IS THE “WORLD-CLASS COVERAGE?” by OPOVV, ©2014 (Jun. 9, 2014) — It’s a very strange world they live in, these veterans who eat the bullet, the method of choice to commit suicide.  On the outside they’re “back” and “adjusting.” Out-of-the-ordinary behavior is the telltale sign that should bring attention to somebody going over the edge. […]