Glimmer: Within the Trio

Interior of Trinity College, Dublin © James_Jester

"Within the Trio" by A.L. In the tense silence, a tremor passes from each soldier to the next. “Engage!” Discordant mayhem engulfs the cry. Within the swarm, sight conquers, deciphering enemy from ally. Two allies swirl around the advancing center that is me. Focusing past them, I track then disarm fragments of the enemy. In… Continue reading Glimmer: Within the Trio

Glimmer: Voices Left Behind

Illustration of flowery symbols in a chickadee

"Fly" by A.L. "You won't fly again," they said. My wings spread. "Never." I rise on my exhale. "Voices Left Behind" by A.L. My father-in-law was told after a war injury that he would never walk again. He walks. My aunt was told that she died years ago. She lives. I have known people who… Continue reading Glimmer: Voices Left Behind