Tag Archives: violence

St Albans – the screen of the martyrs

The fifth post on our visit to the Abbey of St Albans a few years ago. Parts One, Two, Three and Four can be found by clicking the highlighted links. In the Anglican year, our visit still fell within the … Continue reading

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The Two Stones ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

She shivered in the early winter chill and pulled the woolen cloak around her. The wind whipped her hair – always unruly – into her eyes. Her fingers stung. The day was above freezing, but the cold damp still had … Continue reading

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War of Nytefall for 99 cents each ~ Charles E. Yallowitz #vampires #fantasy

Reblogged from Legends of Windemere: War of Nytefall (CLICK ON IMAGE FOR AMAZON SITE) For the month of October, all three War of Nytefall books will be available for 99 cents each. I’ll be posting about this once a week and keeping … Continue reading

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Storm rising

Black storm screams and moans Mad dreaming licks beauty’s blood Bitter smear on her breast Ugly cry of raw death Shadowed aching drools Laughing at decay Broken sky devoured Wake to a joyless morning Remembering peace

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Stop…

Clouds dark as bruises Hide behind a smiling mask Chill rage of tyrants Cherished illusions shattered Silence mourns lost innocence * There are many forms of abuse within relationships. Not all of them leave bruises, but all of them leave … Continue reading

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Jesse ~ Adele #writephoto

Every time I walk past the mural on the street where I used to live, I stop and stare at it. Memories of my friend, Jesse flood my mind. He was a phenomenal artist. I honestly think he was born … Continue reading

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Asking questions…

Image: Pixabay My son was never ‘into’ history at school. He learned what he was obliged to learn and promptly forgot most of it.  Add to that the effects of the black holes in memory caused by brain injury, and … Continue reading

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The caring game…

“It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince “Bebop died. I stayed with him. Said thank you.” He choked again. “Said goodbye. It was really emotional.” The voice managed to sound both … Continue reading

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Where are we going? (2) – The Vice – Steve Tanham

It may be that the present compressed and negative feelings that we humans are experiencing is a birthing chamber rather than a vice. This outrageous suggestion ties in closely with what was written in last week’s blog. In it, I … Continue reading

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Walk in their shoes

“.. before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird “Is everything okay over there?” said my … Continue reading

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