Tag Archives: War and Peace

Velvet Black

  Velvet Black H. W. Bryce Velvet black Her skin glistens in the sun Her face beauteous as a smile Yet her gait is cautious And her eyes are wary She’s been down this path before. Bark white His skin … Continue reading

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  Rat-a-tat-tat Rat-a-tat-tat – Rat-a-tat-rat-tat! The uzi fills the wall with pock holes Poc-poc-poc-poc Little children too small and low to be hit They duck and tremble, mute with fear The old lady’s face freezes on an expression of terror, … Continue reading

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