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Paraphrase + Poetry: The Secret Life of Bees

The bees came
I turned fourteen –
My life a pirouette
Of an unfamiliar orbit,
I mean whole new orbit.
I look back… 68 more words


Everything precious can slip from the hinges where you've hung it so careful.—Sue Monk Kidd

I just finished reading Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees and am still reveling in the rich resonance of this wonderfully written, content-packed story. 181 more words


Why Sue Monk Kidd's gripping The Invention of Wings kept me reading but troubled me too

Handful, a slave girl, is given to Sarah Grimké on eleventh birthday. Sarah is violently opposed to slavery but is not allowed to free her. The two of them grow to adulthood with this and their mothers hanging over them, coming together and falling apart as consciences and circumstances dictate their courses. 516 more words

Book Thoughts

The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd *****

This book..

This book..

I don’t know, it just hit a soft spot. I loved it start to finish..

The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily. 447 more words


The secret life of bees

“Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can’t remember who we are or why we’re here.”
Sue Monk Kidd…

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Influential Reads

My Mama Karen (as I affectionately call her) recently tagged me in a Facebook status to share my ten most influential reads. Simply listing them was difficult for me to do, so I decided to write a blog post so I could elaborate! 2,115 more words



Once when my brother was manic he thought he was the smartest person in the world. I don’t think he did anything with this newfound knowledge; I think it probably just felt good to believe he was intellectually superior. 453 more words

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