Tag Archives: war

David ~ Adele #writephoto

This was the tree where David and I met after school. He was the sweetest boy I ever knew and I always imagined that one day we would get married and have lots of children. It never occurred to me … Continue reading

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Guest author: Laleh Chini ~ Keep dreaming

I always loved writing and being an author was a dream. When I was a little girl and grew up with a very hard life witnessing my dearest ones being in such painful life, made me dream of being a … Continue reading

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Bright Eyes ~Iain Kelly #writephoto

Through the gloom she found their spot where the flowers bloomed in the sunshine that sneaked through the gap in the tree canopy above. The ground was damp but she gave it no mind as she lay down in the … Continue reading

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Curse of War ~ Reena Saxena #writephoto

I kept this hidden for four decades. But it appears that the end is nearing. I lost the battle for peace. The denizens of this country were a mentally and emotionally battered lot, after the last war. They lost everything, … Continue reading

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Laurels #writephoto

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Thoughts of a Ghost ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

Am I awake or is this dream There is no colour, everything monochrome. Shadows lengthen belying the scene. I am cold and a long way from home. I cannot move I cannot speak My mind is confused and my is … Continue reading

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Waste

Trampled where they fell, the dead and dying, Mud and blood tainting each final breath, Their cries unheard, unheeded by the guns, Made one with sacred earth blasphemed by death. Shells crack and cackle, ‘necessary evil’, A whispered ‘Mother!’ lost … Continue reading

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The Makers of Fine Sticks ~ Steve Tanham

If you belonged to a species that regularly threw itself off a cliff, you’d expect that species – or that tribe – to die out pretty quickly… Let’s imagine that there was an annual contest of head-beating with sticks, and … Continue reading

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Lost

Honour Empty spectre Encompasing boundless grief Vacant cradles rock silently Wasted * Futile Bringing ruin Shades haunting memory Lost generations asking why Warfare * Cinquains for Colleen’s Poetry Challenge

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Migrant #midnighthaiku

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