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“They do not hate…”

But they who love the greater love Lay down their life; they do not hate Wilfred Owen Wilfred Owen was killed in action, aged 25, 4th November 1918, just a week before the war would end.  

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As the bell chimes. ~ Nascent Ederren #writephoto

The bells chime off in the distance. A home now left behind. Filled once not so long ago with smiles, laughter and joy. Beset on all sides with grief and strife all at once it came. As though the fates … Continue reading

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Storm~ The Urban Spaceman #writephoto

Storm winds come, storm winds go He slumbers in the earth below Close your mind, close your eyes In the darkness he will rise Fallen King who dwelt in stone Sleeping still in soil-clad bone Risen soon from earthen bed … Continue reading

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The Emerald War ~ Nascent Ederren #writephoto

A sky of emerald green has sat upon me since my youth. The trees as are countless walls to rooms without an end within the deepest woods of my youth, the sky appearing subtly behind leaves of green or golden … Continue reading

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Voices in the Mist (1) ~ Steve Tanham

We had never been to the First World War monuments and graves in northern France. As a young man, I considered them part of a national mindset that glorified war. But, over the decades, that view was moderated and I … Continue reading

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A bridge he never crossed back… ~ Ashwini Nawathe #writephoto

Did you know that, a staggering number of over one million of Indian troops served overseas during World War I, of whom 62,000 died and another 67,000 were wounded. In total at least 74,187 Indian soldiers died during the war. … Continue reading

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Chill ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

After the noise of the battle earlier the silence cut like a knife. The snow was doing a good job of covering the dead and dying. From nowhere came silver rays from the sun bathing the valley in an almost … Continue reading

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Light ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

Many miles away from where Thraun had taken Rachel, Lisa and Alicia where traveling through the wilds. Gathering as many men, dwarves and elves as they could find to join with them in the fight against the vampires. Lisa turned … Continue reading

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Silence

* Forgotten faces Two minutes to remember Don’t we owe them peace? *

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Remembering

My mother was not quite seventeen when I was born. She and my father, just three years her senior, had married early as he had joined the army. They were still living close to home when I first came into … Continue reading

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