THE MORNING AFTER THE NIGHT BEFORE

She could hear her mother's voice from the grave, 'Is it worth it?' The world tilts out of kilter. Sun sears her eyeballs. Cool tarmac against her face. Shards of broken green glass. A dent in a red metal bin. Memories of the night before. Anger and hatred. Standing firm. Too slow to run. Her … Continue reading THE MORNING AFTER THE NIGHT BEFORE

SHUTTERED

In the end, governments didn't need to ban religion. The numbers attending had dwindled away to almost nothing. It was their arrival that had sparked the crisis of faith. They had laughed at the world and their primitive beliefs. They had shown them the universe beyond the tiny galaxy their Earth inhabited. No God created … Continue reading SHUTTERED

W IS FOR WARSAW, POLAND

A SCENE OF DIALOGUE FROM WAR-TORN WARSAW 18th April 1943; The Jewish Ghetto, Warsaw, Poland Jakub, Benjamin and Stefan sit around a table, cramped in the small room, with no lighting. ‘What do we do, let them take us? Then we are as good as dead already.’ ‘If we resist they will kill us where … Continue reading W IS FOR WARSAW, POLAND