#FiveSentenceFiction: Dancing

For forgotten heroes  The silent church was hidden behind sand bags and a heteroclite assembly of scaffoldings and canvas, derisory protection for its ancient coloured windows. In the distance could be heard the deep rumble of enemy’s artillery, under a leaden sky. His platoon had sought refuge in the now abandoned village, and the ruinsContinue reading “#FiveSentenceFiction: Dancing”

#FiveSentenceFiction: Charmed

 The art of the right word, of the sentence which at once tells of an unassailable truth and how that truth fits in the world: you had this incredible gift. Your childhood, the poignant poetry of the last decade of the dying 19th century, all the hopes that died in the tranchées, and yet, whatContinue reading “#FiveSentenceFiction: Charmed”