Day: October 11, 2021

The single line story challenge

Hello all! I am Jan. I got nominated for this fun challenge by Stara. Thank you Stara. The single line story challenge is an awesome challenge created by Maggie. I am so excited to see how my stories will turn out. RULES Thank the person who nominated you/Mention whose blog you found this on Include … Continue reading The single line story challenge

Playing cards made history

Playing cards to pass the time War can be hell… and war can be absolute boredom.  There are few better ways to pass the time than by playing cards.  They’re easy to carry: small and lightweight, they fit into a rucksack, duffel bag or Alice pack without having to sacrifice any piece of essential gear. … Continue reading Playing cards made history

Portrait d’amour – love poem by Gabriela Marie Milton #poetry collection

Springtime, Pierre-Auguste Cot 1873 Portrait d’amour – love poem by Gabriela Marie Milton Flowers open like fresh young lips.I avert my mind from the memory of your arms which tries to drag me inside an abyss of naked love; a love blessed with the force of the mistral & the sensuality of linked fingers under … Continue reading Portrait d’amour – love poem by Gabriela Marie Milton #poetry collection

something altogether unbelievable, Published at MasticadoresUSA

Photo by Quinton Coetzee on Unsplash I am so pleased to announce that my poem, something altogether unbelievable, is now available at MasticadoresUSA. A big thank you to, Gabriela Marie Milton, and the team at MasticadoresUSA for their continued support, and for publishing this piece. something altogether unbelievable the iridescentlampcasts a shadowover the carnageseen, within … Continue reading something altogether unbelievable, Published at MasticadoresUSA

Leyte | start of November 1944

3 November – When the Japanese 57th Regiment arrived at Limon, Gen. Krueger’s 24th Division was on the other side of the mountain range.  Rather than attack the lightly defended enemy positions, he halted his troops.  For some reason, he was expecting a possible enemy amphibious landing and the US attack would not begin for … Continue reading Leyte | start of November 1944