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“The Blatant Virginity of White”

Smoke-stained walls of my prison cell taunt me as the blatant virginity of white blinds my eyes and precise mitered edges delicately pierce the epidermis of my wrists and throat. Toxic drops of cinnabar recreate yesterday’s battlefield as if sun-warmed … Continue reading

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“A Letter From His Father”

Jean-Pierre sat alone in the tavern and watched Marie, the barmaid, as she steadied six pitchers of ale against her stomach and chest. She squeezed them tight before filling her fingers with six mugs to deliver to war-weary soldiers who … Continue reading

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“Worthless, Wicked Words”

A letter lay lonely in the hall. Worthless wicked words which do not pall as I reread the rancorous rant of the cross caterwauler who can’t forget foolish follies of the past or bury boorish barbs he has cast. I … Continue reading

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