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Uncle Bert

Uncle Bert A grizzled old man Never laughed or smiled On the beach at Cliftonville with his knotted hanky hat He sat – and coughed and coughed all day. Aunt Lil told Mum of his time in France His adventure … Continue reading

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War: Part One

Armies march. Soldiers do what soldiers do, Soon battlefields are littered with corpses. Flocks of crows circle high above and Farmers smile, saying to each other, “Good fertilizer that.” Armies march. Generals do what generals do. Corpses pile high , … Continue reading

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