There is a deeper relevance to these names of course and not just a morbid fascination with "Days", or the days of our lives Lol. For a brief Synopsis, keep reading... (its still the same book, albeit on the cusp of the 4th draft with some back end rewrites.)
"For whose cause, if not your own, are you willing to die?"
Peacekeeper poem: (this appears at the very beginning of the book, it's also the one and only poem I've written in some years, and I continue to tinker with it...)
Another I, revealing
…the fear, of the quiet days, the dark days
when I’m dead but still living.
My spent blood runs slow,
my trembling hands, my frozen eyes in these cold, peaceful times.
That fear of the slight of me . . . the far away man in the mirror,
dark of the deep of the still waters in those eyes . . .
my quiet days, creeping, nearer…
"You don’t expect to be shot during a ceasefire, or to see a peacekeeper break protocol, but anything goes in the pursuit to maintain the status quo, even if that means sacrificing a good man."
- “The reward of sin is death.” That’s hard. If we say that we have no sin, We deceive ourselves, and there’s no truth in us.”... – Doctor Faustus, Goethe’s Faust.
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