Category Archives: Death

I Wept for a Frightened little Girl.

I have daughters.  I cannot believe that a member of a race that went through the holocaust could do this. An Israeli army officer who repeatedly shot a 13-year-old Palestinian girl in Gaza dismissed a warning from another soldier that … Continue reading

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Found Poem

I mentioned I watched A Night to Remember last week. Today I found this:   Found Poem (Titanic Story) I could see the lights Of the ship Starting to go under Water, Then soundlessly, Perhaps a mile away, It just went … Continue reading

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Death and Destruction

Today was Kidney Specialist day.   I decided the Silver Lady and I would have a day out.  First I slept in until the time I usually start work, then had a leisurely shower.  A good way to start a … Continue reading

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1985 Reprise

Solomon islands, 1985 I had been on tour, and at some point a mosquito bite on my leg became infected, turning into a massive and quite deep abscess. What we called a “boila” or boil. This was so big that … Continue reading

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Fragment: I strayed about the deck an hour tonight

I strayed about the deck an hour tonight Under a cloudy moonless sky, and peeped In at the windows, watched my friends at table, Or playing cards, or standing in the doorway, Or coming out into the darkness. Still No … Continue reading

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The Bonnie Earl O’ Murray

Ye Hielands and ye Lowlands O whaur hae ye been? Thae hae slain the Earl o Moray And they’ve laid him on the green He was a braw callan An he played at the ba’ O the bonnie Earl of … Continue reading

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Evil.

For some reason, the event about which I posted yesterday preyed heavily on my mind last night.  I barely slept.  This morning I am red-eyed and distressed.  Depressed.   I don’t know why this particular event has affected me so badly … Continue reading

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