WAR CRIME

Snowflakes glistened, falling through the electric light. A blanket of innocence covering sin. The same as that night in Kabul. The funeral had been mercifully brief. Another of the unit was gone, only I remained. Still no one suspected me. The Military Court said we were innocent. I knew differently. I still see her pleading … Continue reading WAR CRIME

DELAYED

They had been waiting for three hours in the airport terminal. The departure boards were full of yellow-highlighted rectangles reading 'DELAYED.' The fog looked thicker than ever out the window. The children were climbing on the seats again. 'Joe get down from there and let go of your sister,' Claire said. The kids ignored her. Pete … Continue reading DELAYED