Never forget

Each war is different, each war is the same

Photo credit: kevin dooley)

***

The rain washed away the blood, but it couldn’t wash away the memories; the horror.

So many died on the day of the rebellion.

We will always remember, we will never forget; we will rise again.

***

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About TheImaginator

35 year old sciolist living in Tokyo. I like swing dancing, Twitter word games, writing, using Stumbleupon.com, reading, and watching movies. I write stuff on my blog occasionally.
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46 Responses to Never forget

  1. Megan Eccles says:

    Love your opening line- and the sense of impending doom in the last.

  2. The first line, that’s the g.rabber. Nice work

  3. Christine says:

    Nice little triad at the end there. Just the thing to appeal to Trifectans! πŸ™‚

  4. barbara says:

    word from the people! πŸ™‚

  5. Unnecessary battles in life..but a necessary read – thank you.

  6. Mike says:

    Loved the first line and the promise a the end. Maybe sometimes we have to fight?

  7. Euan says:

    Rise,yes, with the risks..again…very good!

  8. Thats a great 33 word story. Nice work.

  9. Suzanne says:

    This is so vivid and intense. Love your opening line and I love the strength in those last four words. Well done!

  10. Very strong writing… so ominus

  11. Dana says:

    Reading this evoked tears and pride at the same time… well done!

  12. Lots of tension throughout.

  13. Linda Vernon says:

    Nicely worded!! πŸ˜€

  14. rangewriter says:

    This reads like you’ve been there. Strong.

  15. kymminbarcelona says:

    Great battle cry!

  16. Lance says:

    wow, and entire story with a heartbreaking but inspiring theme. Great piece.

  17. debseeman says:

    Tragic and heartbreaking. Reminds me of 911….

  18. Sini says:

    Loved it. We do need to never forget.

  19. oscarjamieson says:

    Fantastic work, though incredibly heartbreaking. Keep up the great work!

  20. Draug419 says:

    A very fitting piece.

  21. atrm61 says:

    This resonates with resolve & grit in spite of huge emotional loss-great job:-)

  22. The beauty is in the intensity of feeling conveyed in so few words. I wanted to raise my fist in the air in solidarity at the end. Great job with this prompt!

  23. I love this piece and the picture you used to accompany it.

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