Lures in the Bullets Shack

( 12 gauge ammo concerning Flies, 1971)

It was a very hot afternoon within the ammo dump, inside the rounds shack-consisting of two rooms, walls manufactured out of hdf, floors or vase of long wood made boards-flat timber regarding the most element, you may see by way of their cracks, located crooked alongside one another; also the shack was the smite lopsided, nearly wobbly, and extremely broken. Planted about four by several beams underneath the floorboards, about a 1 / 2 foot high, between the soft white yellow sand that surrounded it, providing a playground regarding the lizards to engage in excitement, unnoticed.

I transported a semi aged ‘Stars and Strips, ‘ magazine with me when I got to navigate to the bullets shack (where us all soldiers did the paperwork for aide and distributing of ammunition towards the convoys arriving from several locations inside the vicinity.

I carried that will old ‘Stars in addition to Strips, ‘ mag for a 30 days, until a fresh one came out, and used this to swish aside flies. We were holding everywhere in the ammo shack-we were infested using them, with their own buzzing around since if we had been invaders: fat and thin bellied data; some dark others light shads regarding dark, long and even short winged jigs, biting your palms and face, and ears, behind the neck, swarming close to you, sneaking the shirt sleeves, snorkeling into your eyes as if they were small punishing missiles, trained with the Vietcong to annoy you. -me, us!

There were dead or dying flies, also strolling flies on all of the three desks within the two rooms in the shack, filling the particular atmosphere with putrid debris, aiming toward one’s mouth, but quite content whenever they missed, and basically landed on your lips. They infected everything, clinging, and even climbing, as well as several crawling, in their most effective gait possible, specially the big fat bellied ones, that they had try to get away but I’d swat them, sadly leaving a dumpy-bloody mess, I seriously attempted to simply frighten them away, nevertheless like I said before-or implied, they were already brained washed and ready in order to sacrifice their life for the lead to.