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In The Sky

I. Helicopters buzz alongside lush-green sea cliffs through sacred valleys and over farmland, cutting through peace and quiet, cutting   through silence like knives chop, chop, chop, a reminder of missionaries sharpening their blades, chopping the islands like venison   … Continue reading

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Like Fresh Venison

The helicopters buzz alongside sea cliffs through sacred valleys and over farms cutting through silence cutting through peace like butcher knives the ‘chop, chop, chop’ a reminder of the missionaries slicing these islands up like fresh venison taking everything from … Continue reading

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Biergarten

Pint after pint at beer gardens and halls, washing away decades of history, tales only of Bavarian kings and biergarten gals serving another round now have sorrows to drown too, but they have too much work to do resting a … Continue reading

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