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Betrayal

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“Remember — they’re relying onĀ you!” Churchill’s propaganda ensured no rebellion from patriots evicted by war.

Victory achieved, vague promises broken; we never returned.

Today, betrayal blows in the wind as rain batters our beloved Tyneham’s ruins.

Silly me, thinking the three extra words granted in this weekend’s Trifextra: Week 60 challenge would make life easier. I had no problem incorporating the three assigned words, rain, rebellion, and remember, into my piece, only creating the impact I desired in 36 words. Still not sure I achieved it, but ready to walk away for today. If inspiration strikes in the middle of the night, I’ll be back to post a revision.

For a brief history of England’s lost village of Tyneham, check out the article on ForteanTimes.

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Posted by on March 24, 2013 in Fiction, Sunday Best, True Life

 

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