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Thursday photo prompt – Bleak – #writephoto

Hannon was the last man to die on the last day of the battle. It was most unfortunate for he stuck his head out just as the last shell arrived and there only remained a small red stain on the … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge  – Week 5 – Think

The reason there were no documents surrounding the previous strategies was fairly obvious. No one wanted to admit to failure and their own level of incompetence. The embarrassment they all felt when the academics penned ‘military intelligence’ as the newest … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Lantern #writephoto

Aunt Betty kept it burning. For years after the war had ended she kept the lamp lit in hope she said, always in hope. The long years of war had ended. For Aunt Betty those were years of agony, of … Continue reading

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FFfAW-Week of March 15, 2016 – The Black Dog

This week’s photo prompt is provided by pixabay.com “This is no place for you boy. It’s dangerous out there. One false step and you are no more. I can’t take you with me today You wait till I return I … Continue reading

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Masque (Tale Weaver Prompt)

Serge? Hildy? Oh Serge but you are very handsome tonight. Thank you Hildy, as do you. You think of me as handsome Serge? Of course. Women, Serge are meant to be beautiful, pretty, radiant. Men like you Serge are handsome. … Continue reading

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Poetics – War Poetry – Mother

Mother its hell over here The whizz, the whine of bullets, The constant deafening roar It never lets up; Fear my constant companion. Men around me cry Mortality beckons them. Gasping, gagging I hear them Pleading for help Begging for … Continue reading

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OpenLinkNight ~ Week 129 – The Book Thief

Thoughts on watching the film ‘The Book Thief’  by Marcus Zusak I watch Images Flash before me A past Not so long ago. Terror Uniforms Disorder Destruction Chaos Pain Tears. Death feasting On the lives of the innocent. We must … Continue reading

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