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Once I would have died for you, maybe I still would

Exiled and excommicated I wonder if I could

Take my lung or kidney or other body part… 52 more words

Power of Love

First, let me apologize for the quality of the type. I found a wonderful new toy – a 1962 IBM Selectric – at a yard sale yesterday, and just had to play with it. 9 more words



i am being crushed
by the weight
of your absence
and if it does not lift
i may never
stand again

© Tamara Natividad | pisceanesque.com | Written 24 April, 2017



In an attempt to escape rigid the social order of my kingdom, my lowliest peaseant has made a mad dash for the door. Mommy scareamed. Daddy swore. 32 more words


War is Coming, War is Here

“You hear that?”

It was a warm evening, our leather-shod feet treading slowly over ancient cobble. Strasbourg, last summer, a few days visiting a friend before my companion headed to Germany and then returned to the US. 2,775 more words


The Desertion of Private Foskey

Today we’re returning to the hills of wild and wonderful West Virginia to take a very personal look at an issue that has plagued armies since the dawn of time – desertion. 1,615 more words

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