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Early Winter

For Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Challenge: 24 February 2017

Sarah Potter

Photo Credit: Sarah Potter

Samuel was sweating as he held on to his gun tightly waiting for the order to attack.

He thought of the girl that he left behind.

“Promise me, you’ll come back,” Emily said.

“I promise,” he said.

In the western front, it was the promise that kept him alive up to this moment.

“Fix bayonet,” the commander yelled.

From the muddy trenches, they climbed up to engage the enemy. One by one, they fell from machine gun fire.

Back home, winter arrived early. As Emily looked out the window, she saw the snow started to fall covering the ground below.

February 22, 2017 at 2:56 pm 43 comments

Wordless Wednesday: We Never Forget

in remembrance
john mccrae tombstone
Location: Essex Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

May 25, 2015 at 9:30 am 10 comments

From The Book Thief

i have hated the words and i have loved them, and i hope i have made them right.

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