Stories tagged “Memorial”

  • Where were we yesterday?

    We Praise our Media Scapegoats Posthumously—————————————-

  • Closeness Through Distance

    Stare at the walls. There are no words. Why do I feel my eyes wet with tears that weren’t shed for my grandfather? Why do my fingers shake for someone whose face I’ve never seen, whose voice I’ve never heard? Sentences. I’ve rea...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • inside her absence lies a promise sure as stone [poem]

    Bright echoes of life and laughter dance across the hall, Her voice reverberating - Thrumming the air Like so many strings. Just because she is gone does not mean I feel her any less. Inside her absence lies a promise sure as stone And green as tomo...

    • Author: Ana Cristina
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • No Man's Land

    The wind blew gently over the earth and the poppies danced in time. The sun shone brightly and the earth was beautiful. I sat down on the marble bench and let the memories come. Explosions in the distance, and the ever-present sirens fill the ear. Amid...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Happy Anniversary

    Happy anniversary Where ever you may be If you’re rotting in a hole Or if your ask lay by the sea Three summers past since I’ve seen you last Smoke carried your sleepy mind away And blood stained finger tips met their match Some sunny morn in May Y...

  • Chalk is the best medium

    I lie on the pavement, not caring about the chalk on my black clothes, and stare sideways at my fantasy expanse. After three days, the drawing is done. Swirls and designs cover every inch of the driveway, centered around a sketch of an old man. Despite...