June 23rd, 2014
Excerpt from my short story, An Invisible War:
"He did not understand the war --
He understood the blistering injustice of it; the stroke-like fear in the faraway sight of the raped as they blamed him for not being there; the accusing eyes of the children that leered from atop distended bellies even as they starved; the seeping lines of grief lacerated into the faces of fathers and mothers, sisters and brothers, husbands and wives who had lost all they loved; the tortured, the maimed becoming in part or in whole separate from who they once were; and the deflated Dali carcasses of the dead…
The evil of the war bored into his heart, twisted with agony until he learned to ignore it --
That is, until he could ignore it no longer."
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