La Catastrophe de la Martinique: thirty-one

Jean Hess La Catastrophe de la Martinique (thirty-one)             Around one o’clock, we heard something like salvos of cannon-fire, issuing regularly, that is to say, at equal intervals. This lasted about an hour and a half. That evening, M. Alain, director of the Pecoul settlement, warned us that there was […]

Confession (poem)

Posted by ractrose on 21 Nov 2018 in Art, Poems

    Confession   You want to resist Oh yes. You resist the teaching, you do. Hadn’t they insisted at the little meeting Hadn’t they insisted (Oh, but I think you know what I mean.) Hadn’t they shared with you, trusted you Been kind to you, for joining us may be your redemption And yet, […]