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DeathWatch No. 142 – Do I Make Myself Clear?

This is Issue #142¬†of DeathWatch, an ongoing Serial. Click that link to go find ‘DeathWatch’ then go to ‘#0 – A Beginning’ and read from there, or go find the issue # you remember, and catch up from there! Happy … Continue reading

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Plague Ship

Drowning, struggling. I come up just for enough air to shout for help, but no one can hear me. I never made it above the surface, and what I take in is a long, heaving gasp of cold, of salt. … Continue reading

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Under the Tracks

Poppies in the rear view mirror. I look back, and I imagine what I remember. Red blossoms across a white shirt, a white throat. Flanders Fields, for an army of angels who had no wings and no idea but plenty … Continue reading

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Love after Love

It starts in misery that shifts to blankness, to exhaustion, and then to acceptance. Then comes wonder, and then there is hope. A little hope. Then there is doubt, and next comes fear. Terror. It wraps its way around, from … Continue reading

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Her Eyes

Her eyes, vivid, are never before as bright as in these moments. They shine with a glory she never shows as she walks around day to day, shoulders hunched, head down, lank hair in front of her face. Here, though, … Continue reading

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