Month: October 2019

Another shift, another day

We’re never dispatched into happy homes. No, we’re sent into the broken ones. We’re tasked to save the stabbed, shot, beaten and brutalized. We witness the child holding his broken toy left behind by a burglar. The vacant stare in the woman who knows a stranger has been touching her lingerie. The anger and grief…
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September #vss365 Week#2

September 8, 2019  #comet #1 The sting of the needle and My skin is on fire Like a #comet racing towards the sun Layers of my soul burn brightly and fall away I can see everything clearly now The meaning of life and death I float over the shell of my corpse I reach for…
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John is Not Really Dull

I spent 15 minutes writing a #vss365 (daily very short story) on Twitter today using the prompt #dirt and I needed a gif or photo to accompany it. I find that something visual accents my words and gives it that extra dimension some of us need. The story is of a man grieving the loss…
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September’s #vss365 Week #1

 September 1, 2019 Shadows merge and the #gloaming begins The oily blackness runs rampant Creeping through the village Thick, plague like Infecting those too afraid to flee Free will is lost to them Chaos and desperation follow Only dawns cleansing light will save them now September 2, 2019 Dried oak leaves rustled across her headstone…
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