Monthly Archives: March 2013

Every Month is Women’s History Month, by Andrea W. Doray

 Every Month is Women’s History Month by Andrea W. Doray When I was little, yet old enough to start questioning the order of things, I asked my parents why we had a Mother’s Day and a Father’s Day, but no … Continue reading

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Circle Jerk, by Paula Dawn Lietz

Circle Jerk by Paula Dawn Lietz I had no reason to not believe but when I questioned your integrity you bore me down slamming pieces of me like raw meat on the barbs of the fence creating a collage of … Continue reading

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Exit Wound, by Melissa Hassard

Exit Wound by Melissa Hassard exit wound: Forensic pathology:  The “goodbye” lesion that a bullet or other projectile causes when leaving the body;  EWs are often larger than the entrance wound, due to tumbling and deformation of the bullet. From The … Continue reading

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A Stranger in Trouble (Part II), by Vicki Lindner

A Stranger in Trouble (Part Two) by Vicki Lindner March 18 Endless visitors last night. First came Farayela, the night mama, my favorite. Her face is warm, and she has a talent for a graceful sympathy, different from pity. She … Continue reading

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A Stranger in Trouble (Part I), by Vicki Lindner

A Stranger in Trouble by Vicki Lindner Before I left for Cairo, I fell asleep reading The Egyptian Book of the Dead.  I dreamed a two-headed mummy hid in the hall of my apartment building, waiting to kill me. I … Continue reading

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Writing for Peace Welcomes Paula Dawn Lietz, Artist-in-Residence

“I know not the words to express the deep honour I felt when asked to accept the position of Artist-in-Residence, joining the like-minded writers and artists in the folds of Writing for Peace. There’s an old English proverb that says, … Continue reading

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A Glimpse, by Alexandra Kinias

A Glimpse by Alexandra Kinias The thermal blanket that covered the skies of Cairo had trapped the smog in the atmosphere and caused the temperature to soar. The woman who stood by the bus door was covered from head to … Continue reading

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Opportunity, and Public Encouragement, by Richard Krawiec

by Richard Krawiec Writing for Peace Adviser A teenaged boy recently told me that shooting an assault weapon in someone’s home shooting range was great fun.  “It was just fun, shooting it.  And it was such a thrill knowing you … Continue reading

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