RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 194 with prompt words - worship, goddess a god or goddess though its gender mysterious, the masses worship. ~ FlorenceT © 2018 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
I cannot escape this sense of loss, this great sorrow. I am woman, and that alone is enough to speak to the many ways in which I am deeply disappointed by the outcome of the US election. I realised the energy, the hope I had invested to see a woman make it in what is … Continue reading A woman, loss and politics
...I wish there were not a choice; I wish I could be two women. I wish the days could be longer. But they are short. So I write while the dust piles up...
My recent review of ‘Sugar and Snails’ on LitWorldInterviews
Title: Sugar and Snails
Author: Anne Goodwin
Publishers: Inspired Quill (23 July 2015)
Genre: Contemporary Fiction, LGBT
What’s it about?
This is a story of a woman’s journey of self-discovery.
I am introduced to Diana through the narrative of the life she’s lived, so far filled with insecurities and fears. The story begins in the present day with a confronting scene of Diana self-harming as a result of, so it seems, her partner leaving. The vivid description of her bringing a knife to her arm, after many years of abstinence, caused me to put the book down and almost not returning to it. But I did, because I wanted to know more.
What happened in Cairo? Why is it significant? What is she hiding? Why? What? How?…
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