#44.6, Thurs., May 11, 2023

Historical setting: 602 C.E. A Woods in Gaul          The guards argue for a moment over who should use the polearm, and they assure one another the spear tip is firmly in place. Now I feel the pain of it, and breath is…          At this waking I am gasping for breath under a heapContinue reading “#44.6, Thurs., May 11, 2023”

#44.5, Weds., May 10, 2023

Historical setting: 602 C.E. Woods near Chalôns          Through darkness, I’m prodded on by the bishops’ guards. It seems one of those ancient skews of justice in response to an unwelcome message is to kill the messenger. Ancient people did it. It was probably born in the wilds before the human imagination could fathom reason.Continue reading “#44.5, Weds., May 10, 2023”