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What's Plath got to do with it? - My Journey to Medicine

“Do you know what a poem is, Esther?” medical student Billy Willard asks his poet girlfriend as he shows her around the anatomy laboratory. Not understanding what he means, she says “no.”  He self righteously tells her “A piece of dust.”  She does not know how to respond and says nothing, but later she imagines the situation, and what she wishes she would have said.  917 more words


The Bell Jar :: Sign Ups & Starting Post

For July, I’ve chosen The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath.

I’m posting the reading schedule (which will help you get through the novel on time). Below is the starting video for this read-a-long. 199 more words


About me

I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. 32 more words


Momento mulherzinha

Vários sites já estão falando sobre isso. Mas eu tinha que falar também. A Granado está com uma coleção nova de esmaltes, chamada Coleção Escritoras… 106 more words


Summer Reading 2014 (part 3)

Let’s jump right in, shall we?

07. Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

  • Karen Russell is a very talented author.  I so appreciate the way she writes, the vivid word that she created, and the characters that feel so real, yet strange.  
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The Crib of Epiphanies

I’ve been casually talking and reflecting upon the things that happen while taking a hot bath or in the shower, the ability to disconnect,  and calm down. 739 more words


“If the moon smiled, she would resemble you.
You leave the same impression
Of something beautiful, but annihilating.”