Written by Carol Er Yue from China List of Characters Adam A young man just over the age of 30. A Danish Jew who escaped Nazi persecution by fleeing to Sweden as a child. Though he has turned into a stubborn/cynical person, he also has the capacity to dream and hope. Emilie A pretty and […]
Guns and roses What’s the difference? One is adrenaline The other a dose Both perform the same function Topping giants and dwarfs alike Making them drink or write Be it a bullet from the metal Or a petal From the rose Each provides an end One being quick and easy The other long and wheezy
Familiar yet unfamiliar. A piercing gaze confronted his eyes… heavy, dim and lifeless. A dark sea of ash bordered, dominating the pale skin which struggled to surface. Erratic strands of hair clenched a soft face, attempting to cloud a peculiar innocence. The limited figure produced a weak, powerful cry, “Help me…please.” The words seemed forced, […]
The Blitz – 1940, London “Miss! A gracious lady like you shouldn’t be walking on these hell-coated streets!” shouted a man carrying a mildly torn portmanteau, busily hurrying to the direction of the train station. Allison Bradshawe smirked to herself. She wasn’t planning on leaving the city to the safety she knew her family would […]
October 6 1973 – Yom Kippur, a day of atonement On the holiest night of the Jewish calendar, a holy war would ensue. A secret assembly would take place first, a conference of powerful individuals plotting their next course of action. This assembly of men had representatives from both of the great military alliances of […]
Chapter 1 12 May 1940, Cologne “Why can’t you understand, Gertraud?” Max started raising his voice. “It is too late my love.” He pulled out the dark wooden chair and sat down. His head sank into his hands as if he had lost a bet in a horse race. A big bet. Gertraud was leaning […]
Red in front of my eyes Children – voices laughing one second, then bombs. The sirens echo All too late now Blood Bodies All just a packet of lost souls Fate? No. Humans, greedy humans Ignorance leads. Snowflakes of ashes are all that remain.