Mylah De Leon

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A table for one

THE operating room could be likened to a theater — cupboards held tanks of oxygen, refrigerators filled with bags of blood, and a table for one.  Beside it lay steel cutlery of unimaginable versatility.  While it is on this table … Continue reading

April 22, 2017

The arms of war

They consist in running  bits of metal through the flesh of men — large, small, pointed, square, round splintered —  that tear and kill.  It is not metal in its natural state, but metal fashioned by the intelligence of man. … Continue reading

April 19, 2017

The soldier

If I could, I would look into the hearts of soldiers and try to know their stories.  Why are they fighting? Who will tell them (if the reasons exist) who is going to kill them, or who they’re  going to … Continue reading

April 11, 2017

One is a lonely number

LAS VEGAS – On this heated and dry day in April, the whole city is breathing and heaving like a tired beast.  On the strip that controls all the luxurious hotels, cursing motorists are melting down encased in a steeled … Continue reading

April 08, 2017

Nothing is for always

There is a memory of loss that fall provokes, like feeding the earth’s exhaustion, satisfaction and weariness, making us wonder. How we deal with all the other endings in our lives or facing up to what’s been and now gone? … Continue reading

April 05, 2017

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