Monthly Archives: May 2017

This Election Is A National Emergency

Originally posted on A Wilderness of Peace:
You might not know it from some of my posts, but I’m an eternal optimist. Some say there are people out there who would never vote for independence: that they either identify too…

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On the Night Shift

    There is a priest in the off-license, buying two bottles of whiskey. His face is pasty and pocked with blotches. His hands tremble as he struggles valiantly to  count out his notes and coins. On his third attempt, … Continue reading

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The Footsoldier

  “Only the dead have seen the end of war.” —Plato   Dust was Lapointe’s world now. Dust was in his boots, inside every crevice of his uniform. It was in his hair, on his tongue. It was in his … Continue reading

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