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Ancient History

Make my love so blind / That I have to run my fingers over you to read you / And find that I’m still illiterate.

how deep, how wide.

And the most delicate brush of a hand on a thigh felt like all white things. Winter mornings, church bells and the moon rising, always risi…

IN THE HANDS OF THE HUN 12 / Farm Work

My mate and I once bailed up a cow and extracted a pint of milk – but alas! We were discovered by the guard. Result; 3days in the cli…

Now a loose conglomoration of picture views at an…

Be confounded and realise too late that art is the only way out.

Slavory

To Memory

An Old Bloke Tells Me…

“I want to die” he says…. “I’m finished here” . / “I wonder why I take the pills they give me, …

Mill Cottage

from severn weir / cross avon ham / the deluge laps / to walls of man / mill cottage sits / below church street high / on pump pavement / u…

Transported……. The Story of Edward St…

During Edward’s time in Tasmania whilst serving his sentence Edward rebelled against the system and had his term extended.

THE TANGIER SCRIPT – a novel

Slowly the spit dangled down from the lips until it blobbed onto his own lips and he put out his tongue and licked the spit into his mouth …

Flashing Stars

The reason why he is so unforgettable / His eyes are so very incredible / Like stars flashing in the night / Whenever he is in sight / Alth…

Insignia….Tears of a Child

Provocation! / Provocation of a nation! / Without rest without respite, / Attacked attacked with all their might. / Raining, hailing, thu…

White Feather

Native American Fact inspired Fiction

Curiosity

+ a whole lot of ingenious might = / “We are wheels down / on Mars. Oh, my God.” / Unreal. / 8.6.12

Lakes and their Elegance; Today and Tomorrow

Lakes are A Teeming Repast / Lakes Continue in their Solemness / Lakes Abound with Quiet Chances for Reflection / Lakes Seemingly Enlight…

Down the Mountain by Jose Marti (1895)

There it goes, the ignited entrails, / the moaning mass, / And colossal slave, by hard irons / By forests and crater sends itself, / But …

IN THE HANDS OF THE HUN 16 / Goodbye Germany

We were no longer prisoners but our camp was taken over by the Red Cross. Our guards had to protect us from the starving civilians who woul…

IN THE HANDS OF THE HUN 11 / Camp Life

The Russians -"Russkies” as we called them – were useful for “pinching” whatever we needed. As they received no parcels we had t…

Freedom Pioneers : “Phoenix” [Ch2]

She went back down to the fisherman’s cove and found the fisherman not there. Deciding there and then she had nothing to stay around for, s…

INK TO PAPER

Ink to paper, flowing swift / Words come into view / Delicate, or scribbling / Old words are made anew / Put in patterns, some unique / Flo…

Beware the Baron’s Wrath [ii]

They strolled by the lake lit by the rising moon. / ‘Tell me of your victories Sir knight.’ / ‘Must I speak of fighting and regretted deat…

Tribute to Black Saturday (Victoria’s worst…

Blazes alight with bright eyes in a day like night / A blood red snake writhes across our sacred land / It carves a way through many souls …

Dave Danger, “The Last Calusa”

After being lost in a Florida swamp looking for the lost village of Ponce de Leon, (The site were Juan recieved his fatal wound in Florida,…

The Anthology

I gather my relics / And dutifully weep. / The disc moon of my evenings / Waters the hushed garden.

Beware the Baron’s Wrath [iii]

‘It’s nothing like a dog or a horse’s. It is much more pleasing.’ She said quietly, innocently. He stood quickly and with his back to her s…

Reflections of recent history…….

People prayed in anticipation / They feared the very worst / Listening to Mother Natures fury / Wondering if they were cursed.

Guards of the Watchtower

United you stand. / You pronounced with pride, / You would not step down, / There would be no override.

IN THE HANDS OF THE HUN 14 / Hamburg

I could not get back to the head camp for 4 days so I had to do my last starve in Germany for that period but when I got back I found plent…

~ Come Ceili ~

A Dance is not just a dance!

IN THE HANDS OF THE HUN 13 / Punishment

The principal punishment imposed on us was starvation which was enforced for the slightest offenses.

The Cliff

A lone figure, on the edge of time. She stands adrift on this cliff edge, her eyes gazing towards an orange horizon blurred by the mists of…

DEVIL HORSE

Devil Horse / No remorse / Eyes glowing red / White crest on his head / Black as night / Will give fright / Never caught / Always sought / …

A Brief History of Love

She was bright and kind, he wild and out-of-control. It was love at first sight.

O How I Yearn

I yearn for clarity and direction, I gasp for knowledge and truth as though it was the air my lungs have been deprived of, as I search for …

History

I know you’ve heard them say, / That history is doomed to repeat itself…

A little history of the goldfields in Victoria Au…

red ribbon, rebellion

Our Mother’s Story

Affluent descent raining from above; / Its graceful search for the boundless Seas / Gently shrouding in its veiling mists / The great conti…

Simplicity

Simplicity / intrinsic / instinctive / the natural state / of you / just being you

Freedom Pioneers : “Phoenix” [Ch6i]

‘Well where’s this captain?’ she asked getting to her feet. ‘Best I introduce myself if I’m to sail with him.’

Tea For Three And History

The lost followers search and destroy.

A Short History of Zorind Rakkmnn aka Alienvisitor

A Short History of Zorind Rakkmnn. / Chapter 1. / My name is Dniroz Nmmkarr,I will try to compose this/these writingss in your speak/way wi…

The Painting of Owls

When we are alone will you try anything? Was asked and answered slowly and with thought.

Beware the Baron’s Wrath [iv]

‘Tell your king I shall protect his daughter with my life.’ he’d called to the Abagail and then turned his charger sending him launching in…

her and her maiden’s —part 1

(Mature)

Beware the Baron’s Wrath [vi]

‘Are we safe here?’ / ‘As safe as any my lady, My Lord Baron will have us well guarded and our lives well protected. Please do not fash.’

Beware the Baron’s Wrath [vii]

‘Daphne, they would not believe you.’ he said quietly daring to look up at her. / ‘Remember yourself in public won’t you My Lord Baro…

THE CANNERY AT THE SOUTH POLE

I have cast away the jewels of your lives / Having no space in this new flat / And smelling the mould beginning to rest upon them; / Reconc…

Legacies

llama tourists / Ramasean Temples

Freedom Pioneers : “Phoenix” [Ch5i]

Feeling in possession of a mighty dignity Rhiannan collected her bag and walked down the path and away without another look back.

Christian Nation?

the most American idol / a forgery / from gold mined by slaves / bearing the faces / of the men who owned them / whose pale straight faces …

The Visitor

Yet, swirling figures unscramble, performing curses in mime, / By old friends who betray me. They scream out my crimes, / Telling tales of …

This Island Earth -or- They Came From Beyond Space

…Like land and legend, trove of buried facts…

Past Time

The fathers of past time cry for us / their trades and beliefs lay shattered, / their dreams and hopes abandoned / why we ask? / The sword …

A history of now.

Veritas odium parit.

How Can History Be Real……. After This

There’s idiots out there. / That’s all it takes / To fuck up a / Dream / And swirl to an / Incomplete / Nightmare scene …

The Box

“I am in love.” Chen Tsu said unhappily. / There was a long silence. Lao Tse regarded his former pupil carefully, noting the dark rings und…

Battle of 21st Century

If the enemy is spotted. / Text if by land. / Tweet if by air.

The Writing on the Wall

The guards ushered the old man through the spiced palace hallways to the banquet hall, forcing a pace that was much too quick for his gnarl…

An Unwanted History

I like to do, I like to dare / I climb the worn and creaking stair

Not Just Elderly Men

It was not just elderly men were tattooed by the Nazi regime. The women and children were also marked. They watched and listened and cried …

My Personal Fictional History

And if that makes no sense to you, I must admit that at first it made none to me, but there you have it.

Just a small dot on the map called Chatham

To some, this place is considered a ghost town, haunted by its history. To others, this is home, with familiar faces passing by and fresh f…

A Kingdom’s Past

Lindsey: Well, it’s about my mother and the history of this kingdom. I thought I could tell you, what really happened to my mother, and t…

Warning

One day you will open your eyes and awake to the realization that you are surrounded by an endless concrete jungle, and the only thing you …

The scenes we left behind remain

Embedded in tormented mind , / blood clogged fields, / dangling limbs – contorted. / Whistling ammunition, / gun fire resounds.

The Great Smoky Mountains / Rhododendron & so…

fortunate to live in the Great Smoky Mountains, I learned to work hard and do the things I enjoy most. The White Rhododendron, to the shel…

Napoleon, by Jose M Heredia

Without king nor laws, France desolate / From anarchic furor felt in the fire, Bonaparte saved it: / Flattering the glory in scepter conver…

To Fermin V. Dominguez, by Jose Marti (1895)

If in a portrait a heart could be sent, / Take my heart, and when you cry / Tears of pain, with them wet / The loyal copy of your hurting …

Isolation

Like ants, we built this colony. / You could be hung for any new felony. / We set to work, clearing land. / And built our prisons with our…

Freedom Pioneers : “Phoenix” [Ch3i]

‘Old cow! Just because her parents ended up dead in Australia doesn’t mean everyone needs to be old and bitter before their time.’

First Brigade- No. 113 by Jose Marti (1895)

Look at me, mother, and for your love do not cry: / If slave of my age and my doctrines, / Your martyr heart I filled with thorns, / Thin…

Of Death and Honor

Headstones crumble away to nothingness, / Losing their meaning, their purpose. / Stories of a hundred men are cracked and dying.

Story of a Cemetary

“It’s so hot” Sebastian complained. His companion, acknowledged the truth of the statement by mopping his brow with an already sodden hand…

Hazy History

In the long hazy drowse / of thick afternoon heat, / in the lull and lolling / stretch of siesta, / those languid hours / in the chalk…

THE PARADOX OF 3 FRIENDS

This are words of wisdom on the importance of history

Adena Mansion

Growing up within walking distance of the Adena Mansion in Chillicothe, OH.

Prague in 2006

What of this ancient city / Much history over time / Houses, Palaces, Cathedrals / Of mortar, brick and lime. / An ancient past, imperial a…

the king on the spice rack

I saw it coming / and didn’t want to… / But it wasn’t up to me / The game was over for you already / I didn’t play a part anymore / A…

Hard Love

I was twelve and full of enthusiasm to learn of the world’s wonders and turmoil. / There where other troubles closer to home that in my inn…

Our History is a Dark Bruise

We are creatures capable of limitless compassion, but also horrific and unnecessary violence. We rarely take the time to observe what cause…

annotated history

they called it a skill / back in the tribe / that thing that i possess / Dreamwalker

You come well, sea!, by Jose Marti (1895)

You come well, sea! / Standing up on the rock / I hope to you Arrogant: if my boat touches / Your voracious wave, I neither tremble, nor …

The weekend my world changed

It was a sunny Saturday morning and I was up with the larks ready and waiting at the step near the bottom of our garden path wearing my fas…

SAUCY

She was Saucy / A divorcee / Women despised / Men couldn’t keep their eyes / Off this Saucy miss / They just couldn’t resist / …

Freedom Pioneers : “Phoenix” [Ch4]

He was dangerous and exciting and Rhiannan sat for the rest of the trip happily in silence wondering about the exciting life the highwayman…

Execute

Ten heads roll from the heavy axe swing.

Art History …andy warhol…what u might…

??

To Walk on the Moors

First, while the sky is still full of stars, you must quickly push your toes out of the warm bed and steel yourself for the pain of warm fl…

Red Tears for her child

The sounds of Mothers weeping for their children / Break the night silence with the shrieks of their broken hearts / Afraid to close their …

history repeats its self??

’ never let me go… ’ / he holds her closer still. / ’ promise you, this love is for always and forever i could ne…

Paranormal

Just wanted to introduce myself. I’m Linda (aka xxbreezy) and 100% believe in the paranormal. I was a skeptic…teatering back …

Search For Love And Life Chapter One

Love is so magical… when you’re in it! You hear about all these love stories of two people in love but what about the rest of the world?

Voice of a Truck

Back in 1964, I was the American pride as Chevrolet / was worn boldly on the tailgate of my long bed. / I sparkled in fresh, gleaming red a…

Vanishing Point

This could be the end of our days / Sitting, staring at a blank sky / We were never really anywhere / Never been close

The Number Eight

She stands very tall and straight, with years wearying her bones, and yet, so strong and majestic still. / Her cosmetic beauty is aged and …

Freedom Pioneers : “Expeditions” [Ch…

‘Maloney!’ he bellowed and instantly the man was awake and to his feet crouching, dagger in hand, ready for attack. ‘Where did that bloody …

Bagdad, AZ

She looked around the town…noticed the fat old women fanning themselves, and the lame dogs limping around piteously, knowing that if …
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