“Please will you come and see my war crime?” Of everything, this is what finally broke me - the request small, polite. A father. The body of his dead boy in a coffin-car of cold and bloody dark. This one old man. This son. This love.
Lynda Tavakoli is a poet, novelist and freelance writer from Northern Ireland. She is a professional member of the Irish Writers Centre and was nominated Best of the Net 2022 for her writing in short story fiction. Lynda has facilitated the Seamus Heaney Award for schools and numerous creative writing classes for adults. ‘The Boiling Point for Jam’ (Arlen House) her debut poetry collection, has received wide acclaim for its raw honesty and authenticity.
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