Archive for September, 2014

The Smuggler (Sci-Fi)

Posted September 11, 2014 By L.A. Marr

The sudden jolt of the shuttle leaving hyperspeed rocked Iness forward from the reclined position she had assumed just before the shuttle jumped. The angle of the craft in the gravity-less vacuum of space didn’t feel right, nor did the sudden deceleration brought on by the artificial gravity equipment trying to compensate.  She wandered up […]

Words

Posted September 7, 2014 By L.A. Marr

Bits and Pieces that don’t go anyplace else ‘Slán agus beannacht leat.’ It means ‘goodbye and blessings be with you’. It is a common phrase when parting. Since it’s connected to this question: ‘Go n-éirí an bóthar leat’ is the popular may the road rise to meet you, or may the road proceed you.  

Beannacht

Posted September 7, 2014 By L.A. Marr

Beannacht (“Blessing”*) John O’Donohue On the day when the weight deadens on your shoulders and you stumble, may the clay dance to balance you. And when your eyes freeze behind the grey window and the ghost of loss gets in to you, may a flock of colors, indigo, red, green, and azure blue come to […]