Monthly Archives: March 2011

For March Rebecca Marquis

My Keiko, You’re missing in the soggy, freezing rubble of what was our life. I’ve spent lifetimes looking at bulletin boards with Polaroid images of bodies that have been found and relocated to a storage house further inland, one near that … Continue reading

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For March Carol Preflatish

Cally noticed Ethan’s pant leg soaked red with blood, but neither of them had anything they could use to stop the bleeding. “How’s your leg?” she asked, also noticing his limp as they quickly made their way down the trail … Continue reading

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For March Jim Hilton

Nigel tossed the ball again and the little terrier ran after it, ears flapping.  Taffy loved this simple game of fetch and would play it for hours if he could just persuade one of the Big People to throw for … Continue reading

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Summer Darkness Marian Allen

Out of the summer darkness, a light blossomed. It was barely there–a pinprick, far away, below the mountain on the plain. Other lights shone there, from cities and villages and isolated villas and houses. Ishi looked down at the new … Continue reading

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Summer Darkness Jim Hilton

 Out of the summer darkness came the sound of singing, softly at first, then swelling, many voices joining in.  All along the Union line, men paused to listen, standing silently, almost reverently.  The music was coming from the Rebel encampment, … Continue reading

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Summer Darkness Carol Preflatish

     Out of the summer darkness her eyes sprang open. Yet, she wasn’t out of the darkness. With eyes wide open, black loomed all about. Scrambling to her knees, she felt along the concrete walls that imprisoned her.      Her … Continue reading

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