Writers On The Run
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Writers On The Run

Ostia Antica: The Other Pompeii

Just outside Rome, an archaeological marvel awaits.

The hand that used to hold the knife is gone.

But the same sunlight still comes streaming down from the trapdoor above, illuminating the cold and changeless features of a forgotten god. The bull is still there too, its head pulled back, throat exposed for the vanished…

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Ryan Frawley

Novelist. Essayist. Former entomologist. Now a full-time writer exploring travel, art, philosophy, psychology, and science. www.ryanfrawley.com