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Peddler

Each town wears the faces he knows so well. They come to him, puffy and pink with eagerness, their hands like platters of gold. They come, too, sharp and shadowed with greed, and the wares they seek are stark as … Continue reading

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Belgrade and Kiev, Warsaw and Tears

Peace escapes us all. While the world watched innumerable invading armies laid waste to these cities of antiquity these places where dreams were born and legacies were suckled these places where inhumanity marched for centuries, like an ugly snag in … Continue reading

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