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He waits ~ Tina Stewart Brakebill #writephoto

in silence he waits his heart captured by her love faithful till the end   Continue reading at  Tina Stewart Brakebill

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Cupboard-love #midnighthaiku

* Hypnotic regard Summer’s deserters return Determined assault * With the first warmth of spring, all the stray cats who had taken up residence in the warmth of my son’s home found better things to do. Through summer, we caught … Continue reading

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Blade ~ Roberta Eaton #writephoto

“Margaret finally drifted into a fitful sleep and she had a vivid dream. She was in a great courtyard surrounded by a thick, stone wall. Dense crowds of people lined the inside of the walls leaving a circle of rough … Continue reading

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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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