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Josip Bolkovac
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Hello to you, whoever you may be.

I'm Josip, writer and a pretty talkative guy. I do like a good conversation. I like everything connected to imagination, especially dragons. Here I am to show my work to others and to be able to see other peoples' works of art.

Feel free to comment on my writing, offer constructive criticism and talk to me, cause it's the only way I'll get better. Moreover, that's what I ask of you if you come across me here on dA, if you have time. :)

This is the second profile picture. It's been done by :iconaniseth-lightwing:, very talented artist and a kind person. If you haven't come across her gallery or her artwork, you don't know what you're missing. I'm thankful to her for doing this for me. This is the link to her profile: aniseth-lightwing.deviantart.c… .
It has been 24 years tomorrow that we remember Vukovar. Tomorrow marks the anniversary of his downfall.

It has been 24 years since Vukovar fell to the JNA, Serbian aggressor. It has been defended for three months against overwhelming enemy and impossible odds. The backbone of JNA has been broken on something JNA thought would fall in the span of several weeks. When you defend something you love and are proud of, you don't let go of it easily. Trpinjska street has become a tank graveyard, so many tanks have been destroyed there by defenders with little to no weaponry.

It has been 24 years that the innocents of Vukovar, both its defenders and those injured and sick in Vukovar hospital, have been butchered by men with no conscience and no heart on Ovčara, a cattle breeding site turned concentration camp and killing ground. I don't know the exact number, but around 4000 has been killed, many are missing and the rest have been driven away from their hearths, their homes, their forefather's land. Many did return, but it has been hard to build from the ground up again. It still isn't easy today.

It has been 24 years that Vukovar was completely razed to the ground. No words can be found for the unspeakable horror the enemy unleashed on it. Bombing over every measure tore everything in its path, reducing the city to rubble and dust.

It has been 24 years that the beautiful church of Saint Philip and James there has been desecrated, its old tombs destroyed after a failed robbery, for there was nothing of material value in them. It has been done in blind hatred of everything Croatian.

The butchers sang: "There'll be meat, there'll be meat, we'll butcher Croats!". Some of them are living in the same town they tried their best to kill, thinking they escaped justice. Human justice can be evaded, but each and every one of us will have to stand before God and account for our deeds. God's mills grind slow, but grind fine.

I write this to remember Vukovar. I write this to impart on you the truth of what happened and what has been done. It must not be forgotten.

Remember Vukovar, the city hero. Remember it well.

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BlueDragonoftheWest Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so SO much for the watch!!  I really really appreciate it!!
Zmaj-dragon Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome. :) I'm glad I got to make your day a bit better.
teutorix-maxen Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much for the fave! Greetings from a fellow dragon lover! Hug 
Zmaj-dragon Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome. :) It's a nice poem.
Rashad97 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you sooo much for the favorite
your support lately has really been a tremendous blessing, seriously
God bless you and keep you , friend:hug:
Zmaj-dragon Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
You're welcome. :) I'm glad I made you feel better.
RegnumLaternis Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Pozdrav od još jedne ljubiteljice zmajeva iz Dubrovnika :)
Zmaj-dragon Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Pozdrav iz Zagreba. Hvala na znački i watchu. :)
Dark-Indigo-Stock Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2015  Professional Photographer
Hvala za fejv...:)
Zmaj-dragon Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Nema na čemu. :)
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