We were speaking about the disproportionate use of force by the Allies during World War Two especially the fire bombing of Dresden when he brought it up to the present the personal when after an eighteen years’ cold case the police caught up with him & he was sentenced: just think, he said, shaking his greying head: fifteen years for five seconds of madness
“It has only taking me eight years to write this; Adrian now has seven years to serve.” – the writer
Spending more time inside than ever. Restoring safe spaces. Painting, modernizing, repairing, Tools, paint brushes, construction projects. Purging, organizing, Putting everything in its place. Weeding out the unnecessary and outdated. Donating, trashing, recycling. Comfy chairs, mega-sized tv, electronics. Like squirrels, gathering and storing items that may become hard to find. Music, art, books, series on Prime or Netflix. Savoring favorite foods. All this, to compensate for the chaos, discord, and uncertainty in the world outside our doors, beyond our windows. Unexpected weather, fires, floods, hurricanes. We are seeking and needing tranquility, protection and security At home.
“I write for the challenge of describing experiences.” – the writer
years spent baking on the beach desert wrinkles, sunspot hands blue veins run like rivers look close through a magnifying glass see every line of time tear, tirade, loss, triumph every season passed every scar of life
Annie Harpel writes, “to sift through the details of life.”