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April 11, 2015


A note found by The Hanging Tree… 100 years too late

by Gradmama2011

To the Colonel:

Stop the lynching
the truth is nigh
another is guilty
so HE must not die.

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7 Comments Post a comment
  1. Apr 11 2015

    Wow, so few yet so powerful are your words. Good job!

    • Apr 11 2015

      thank you Amy! like so many short pieces, it came together after the thought. 🙂

  2. Apr 11 2015

    Great one!

  3. Apr 12 2015

    Brilliant – very brief and certainly portrays the story well.

  4. Apr 13 2015

    Simple, effective, chilling.



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