Blood-formed Laces

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They fought with guts and guns and taunts of come-on
They wiped the field on the defeated faces of human races
They patterned them with blood-formed laces
The legion from our region

32 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Prompt: Legion

About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales
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23 Responses to Blood-formed Laces

  1. Sadje says:

    Poignant and sad.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Nope, Not Pam says:

    I thought intergalactic, but regardless it was awesome. In so few words you created an alternate history. That’s something to be proud of.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. GHLearner says:

    This is chilling and grasps the essence and horror of war perfectly.

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  4. Upon reading this my mind immediately travelled the battlefields of WW1 which today are swathed in poppies. A thought-provoking piece indeed.

    My 32!

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  5. Dale says:

    Well done, my friend. War is bloody and I agree with Keith, this is thought-provoking.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Bill says:

    Intense in few words. Well done, Crispina.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Dear Crispina,

    Impacting 32 words. Well done.



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  8. Dora says:

    Devastating indictment in a few well-chosen words, Crispina.

    Liked by 1 person

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