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Old Man's Life

Some days, when the wind turned rigid and speedy, he stayed inside his little cottage on the sloping land beneath the hill. Inside, he did what all people his age did. 1,354 more words

Flash Fiction


Destroying the old world through revolutionary transgression is often presented in these pages as if it is less an action of gesture than one of language. 448 more words


1864 August 6: 12th Wisconsin Infantry Casualties Before Atlanta, and Other News

Following are the smaller news items from the August 6, 1864, issues of The Prescott Journal and The Polk County Press.

From The Prescott Journal… 1,726 more words

Prescott Journal

Along the way

He dressed himself that morning.

A porous shell,
draped in bleached linen.
His fingers, etched from the wilds
pressed flat the creases.

Cornflower eyes
made worthy his movements, 262 more words




Emmie had read about
but never seen the homeless

Her town was not small
for the state she lived in but small enough
to seem far from the city; far from Boston and the protests… 357 more words


Bowe Bergdahl Questioning on Disappearance Set to Begin

Army investigators will begin questioning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on Wednesday about the circumstances leading up to his disappearance from an Afghanistan observation post and eventual capture by Taliban militants in 2009. 154 more words

​Over 400 Ukrainian troops cross into Russia for refuge


More than 400 Ukrainian troops have been allowed to cross into Russia on Sunday night after they requested sanctuary, Russian border guards reported.

According to the Rostov Region’s border guard spokesman Vasily Malaev, a total of 438 soldiers, including 164 Ukrainian border guards, have been allowed into Russia. 109 more words