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Ms. Marilyn Monroe, the Unexpected Cover Girl

All these diff

poems

come to me,

looking at this

Ms

Magazine

& Marilyn Monroe.

Together,

an unlikely pair -

one just be-ginning -

one no longer there. 121 more words

Poetry

Fickle Fiction

Happy Birthday, Iris Murdoch! She was pretty much up there with Doris Lessing for a while and was worthy of being played by Dame Judi Dench in the biopic about her tragic battle with Alzheimer’s.  222 more words

Books

Where Is She?

“She isn’t the sister I knew,” my husband says when he returns from driving his sister, Mary Ellen, home last Thursday after lunch.

I don’t know what to say. 530 more words

Reflections

Alternate History: Doris Lessing's Alfred and Emily

Doris Lessing’s Alfred and Emily was her last book.

Lessing, a Nobel winner, is one of my favorite writers.  (I have many favorite writers.)  I have written many times of my love for her books, especially the… 1,050 more words

The Grass is Singing - Doris Lessing (1950)

My first ever Doris Lessing novel, I had seen reviews of this novel a few months ago and it has been on my radar to read, so I was quick to grab this bookcrossing copy when it came my way. 1,023 more words