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Culloden – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Through hard-falling rain a bird, black from beak to tail-tip, swoops and glides, buffeted by wind that swirls around the surrounding mountains. From the elevated height, black beady eyes see across the flat, windswept moor of the valley. In amongst … Continue reading

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Bleak – #writephoto – Lady Lee Manila

I was wounded and tears in my eyes, I looked for you In the forest the grass was still wet with dew I heard a sound weaving through the greenness “Is that you? Are you hurt? I cried in bleakness … Continue reading

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Prelude to Battle – Iain Kelly – #writephoto

Titus Valerius looked out over the grey water of the Adriatic Sea. The view was as bleak as his prospects. It had been a year since he had seen Rome and his beloved Domitilla. When he had joined the army … Continue reading

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White king

Green summer slain The icy tread of winter In the ascendent A dying time beginning Holding the hope of rebirth Autumn is in the air. The sun rises through a misty veil and the trees weep withered tears.  The child … Continue reading

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Service — #writephoto The Tunnel by Frank Hubeny

Wounded King Herman was on his deathbed. His sons were killed fighting the warlord Zutom who was overthrowing the independent city-states. His wife died with the birth of Charlotte who was by his side. General Kim was also there. The … Continue reading

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Valkyrie by Isabel Caves #writephoto

As the ocean glimmers a powder blue, the valkyrie in me stirs. I remember the battlefield and I remember the slain. I remember death under a blood-red sky. And I remember his eyes, his unspoken wish. There are some soldiers … Continue reading

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Fragment of the annals of amice of eidaca’l from A Darkened House #writephoto

Reblogged from A Darkened House:     gathered there to fight a war; “we shall win,” edwin swore so all feasted the night before; but amice and edwin did much more when amice saw her lover fell; she cried out a primeval … Continue reading

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