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"Bowstring," A #GreyDawn #lesfic microfiction #thread.

In which Leigh Hunter contemplates tangible heritage, spirituality, and her own history, embodied in a bow.
Passyunk Square, Philadelphia
Autumn 2026

It's been a decade since my first encounter with Japanese archery, but about four years since I started seriously applying myself to training.

It's ways I have trouble articulating sometimes.
It overlaps a bit with the life I used to lead, and the training I undertook, as a soldier: a bow is, after all, a ranged weapon. And something about it all, about taking those old skillsets from my SDM days, and applying them to something this quiet and meditative, has helped me
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"The Last Bivouac," a #GreyDawn #microfiction. In which Chloë Logan visits an old Union Army comrade in Somerset County.

(cw survivor guilt)
Summit Township, Pennsylvania
Autumn 2026

It's a long drive west from Philadelphia, and thank God that my wife is here. I'm decently skilled in driving, but not nearly as good as she, and in these rural and mountain roads, better Leigh handle driving than me.
We chatted idly, off and on, till around when we switched seats at the North Midway Service Plaza. From there, after passing through the Somerset County Seat, the modern world seems to fall away. Far enough south and we encountered Old Order Mennonites driving horse carts.
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"Never, Forever:" A #GreyDawn #microfiction thread. #lesfic #amwriting #civilwar

In which the last survivor of Buford's division, timeslipped to the 21st century, returns to that hallowed ground.
12 September 2021
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Where can I even begin, to do justice to the feelings that well in my heart on being on this hallowed ground? How can I even express what it means-- will I ever be heard, if I even essay to do so?
In a sense, I suppose it is moot to ponder such things. After all, I've come here to speak to a gathering at one of the liveliest bookstores in town, to discuss my memoir, and to share reminiscences of this and the rest of my war for abolition and union.
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