Category Archives: War

Monkey Business

An insurgent buries his newest creation – a pressure activated IED – under a long, narrow pile of dust and sand. The two slim and shiny slabs of metal lay between two previously charred minivans. He runs away. – – … Continue reading

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Personal Trenches

He deployed for Iraq February 4th. A quick goodbye in Gmail. No mush; no bravery. Just see you in six. I marked each month’s anniversary with a countdown — 5 months left, 4 months, so on. The headlines were my … Continue reading

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Kraków Correspondence

Dear Abram, It is Monday and I am a bit tired, so I apologize for the brief letter. I recently built a barracks at Plaszów — forced by the Labor Office — and my hands and arms are still sore.  … Continue reading

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