#FFFC 76 — War Wounds

After the war left, memories of those now gone remained. Not only the dozens she knew and loved who were killed or died, but the dismembered and maggot-chewed corpses lining ditches wherever she walked. In the light of day they receded into the mists under the shadows of trees. But as the sun followed its…

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #128

War is hell. You can’t photograph a flying bullet, but you can capture genuine fear. When I read this, an image of a cat toying with a mouse comes to mind. Especially when there is a power imbalance, it is easy to instill genuine fear between the parties. Who is it who said that it…

dVerse — quadrille — Forever Young

Plaster casts taken from soldiers’ mutilated faces (top row), new sculpted faces (bottom row), and final masks (on the table) sit in the studio of Anna Coleman Ladd in 1918. American Red Cross/Anna Coleman Ladd papers/Archives of American Art/Smithsonian Institution   Boys of sixteen , knuckles cracking to join Horse clippered skinheads Excited clumps, dazed…

Coloring Club Plus — 5/26/19

The “P” coloring today is for Poppies. I colored it for poppies. The Dream of the Blue Turtles is the first solo album by English musician Sting, released in the United States on 1 June 1985. The album reached number three on the UK Albums Chart. It reached number two on the Billboard 200. In…