A Short History of War

Once upon a moonless night, as fog concealed the harbor light, a ship of shadows crept ashore and loosed its heathen breath of war. Serpents writhed on shale and stone, and Satyr ruled the land alone, while the province slept and slumbered on unversed in modern Babylon. Hence, the ravaged shores you see, the blackened … Continue reading A Short History of War

Aviatrix; girl hero

              Beryl Markham, where did you find the                      velocity        to fly in the face of ordinary?           1920’s girl, no…woman,               a real barnstormer.                Triple Crown winner,                        spinner   with whip and spur to win the Derby           in 1921! A gutsy one,                   a … Continue reading Aviatrix; girl hero