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The war was nearing its climax. The greatest battle of tanks would soon be shaking the earth and the enemy soldiers no longer thought themselves to be supermen, and their opponents to be Untermenschen. The front was dozens of times closer than their homeland and it made the soldiers look sullen and grave.
They committed no atrocities in the village, only one person was shot for some unknown cause, maybe just to keep the locals in fear. When they came, the first thing they…Continue
Spring has come!! Right now, when our eyes are so tired of seeing black and white everywhere, and our ears are craving to hear not the dismal howling of the wind but friendly sound of rustling leaves and cheerful twittering of birds(not of haughty Internet addicts who think each their idea is so precious that the world needs to know it).
In my country people love spring. In this season especially nature is so inspiring. It give fresh hopes and energy to see everything around…Continue
I love music but music doesn't love me back.
When our music lessons started at school, our teacher asked us in twos or threes to sing the songs that we knew. After listening to us he knew who had an ear for music, and I was amongst those whom he never asked to sing again. So I understood that I wouldn't make a singer. It didn't upset me much at that time. Music lessons were still great fun. Our class had seventeen boys and seventeen girls and was rather difficult to run. We used to…Continue
It was too late to do it legally. No doctor would take it up at this stage. So going to Petrovna was Luda’s only chance.
Petrovna was a necessary evil that the local people bore with. She wasn’t very old though she did look rather aged with her network of tiny wrinkles on a pale round face. Her small eyes had a piercing and knowing look. She used to work as a nurse in the city hospital. After her retirement she settled in her native village . Doing abortions and telling…Continue