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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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9/11 and The Falling Man

It pains me today that most of society wants to forgive and forget what happened that day. 2,996 were dead, murdered as we sat in our homes and offices. More than 6,000 wounded, 343 firefighters and 71 police officers died trying to help people they probably never met. And today they are still dying, officers,…
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Scars

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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