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The First Time

The first time Betrayal kissed my lips

I did not see her coming

Now, I know her by the sway of her hips

Before she even touches me… 196 more words


1864 November 19: Promotion, Furlough, Desertion, and One Soldier's Marriage

The following smaller items are from The Polk County Press and The Prescott Journal of November 19, 1864.

From The Polk County Press:

— Mrs. 749 more words

Prescott Journal

#FridayFictioneers - 21/11/14 - Ghost Town

Every Wednesday Rochelle Wisoff-Fields publishes a photo prompt to inspire writers to write 100-words of flash fiction or poetry.

At any point during the following week, the Friday Fictioneers post their 100-word tales. 117 more words

Flash Fiction

Teenage Tommies

yesterday evening (tuesday 11th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2
teenage tommies (presented by fergal keane) tells the story of 5 teenage british soldiers, including east ender abraham (aby) bevistein (aka harris), G/1799 Private, Middlesex Regiment, born 1898 in poland, who was shot for desertion in march 1916… 175 more words


There are so many things that distract us today and vie for our attention.  And in our “entertain me” mentality, we flit from one event, meeting and agenda to the next.  830 more words

New Testament

Weekly Poem #86

Chicken Shit

The sirens siphon power as their reprieve hits year fifteen,

Throwing up invisible walls to guard this ghost town.

Since the doors flew open and the friendly neighbors fled… 187 more words