“The War from Poolside” / Memorable Fancies #1819

[“like a war viewed from poolside” – Michael Palmer]

We sat by the pool, calmly watching the far-away war on a small TV propped up on a chair. Reporters were breathlessly brave but ducked when a shell hit near them, when the news image shook.

And then we heard the sirens of dread, our own news. Our TV shook, fell off its chair hissing dead into the water

And all the images drowned.

>  [Click Random Post above – re-astonish yourself]

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