This is not a post I usually write – frankly, this is not a post I want to write, because I do not want to talk about hatred, negativity and politics in this blog. But after I just heard the news that the Mother of my daughter’s boyfriend was attacked by someone using racial slurs, …Continue reading "How Should We Combat Hatred? – Offering A Prayer Of Peace"
Battlefield Gone long before us, their silent tears covered fields patchy blood-soaked grass * Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 Battle of Atlanta by Kurz and Allison 1864 Poster available here __________________________Continue reading "Battlefield – A Haiku"
“Look what I found!” Her voice was filled with such sweet excitement, that the older man could not hold back a smile. At one point he had dreaded to bring this young student with him to the site, not looking forward to the lack of knowledge an inexperienced person would surely bring along, but her …Continue reading "The Boot – A Flash Fiction"
One day, not long from now, when we all have done the deeds that brought us to this point and time, we will be the forgotten ones. When a war, we could have stopped, swallowed us whole, and the creation of more and more wasteful things, has taken over – the machine rising above men. …Continue reading "The Future – A Flash Fiction"
the shadows saw you there, hiding in the corner a brave face, small and lost within the tourmoil which shattered many childhood dreams Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014Continue reading "Witness of War – A Tanka Poem"
Terror exploding clouds smoke penetrating painful silence frozen disbelief Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2013-2014Continue reading "Terror – A Haiku"
Impulse “Madame! One more pitcher of wine please!” “Since when have you become a wine drinker, Sam. I thought beer was your thing.” “Since I know we are going into this damn war. You know we ain’t coming back, so it’s bucket list time.” “You and you’re stupid bucket list,” Andrew shook his head. “Hey …Continue reading "Friday Flash – Impulse"
26 despair scars humanities heart lost 26 lives one lone bomb senseless wasted lives broken dreams only sorrow left why war waged I’ll never understand no winners Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014Continue reading "26"