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“The Slave Raid”

I a man of peace am kept close under jungle guard as the thud of war clubs crushing bone intermingles with the terrified screams of women and children and commanding baritone voices cut short mid-sentence and involuntary moans which resonate around … Continue reading

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“The Ragged Ruin”

(copyright Dawn Q. Landau) The ruin was still there; a ragged remnant of a horrific war. The cold, grey, cement structure, once camouflaged by surrounding coral rocks, was now rose-colored. He wondered if a coat of paint eased the memories … Continue reading

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