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Six books which shaped my life

The #9albums meme on Twitter made me think about how this might impact on the books which mean the most to me (and which have followed me for a long time, so no recent titles will appear here).  665 more words


Bell Jar - Epilogue

I have just started the next Creative writing course on Coursera; Craft of Character. Our first assignment required us to create a character and make put them in a scene with two other characters from a book. 576 more words


The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath - Reading Response

In the past week, I have started and finished The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. This book left me wanting more in the form of novels and short stories from the author although none were ever published.  437 more words


Reluctantly, a bell jar.

I’m re-reading The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath and I was initially (and still am) reluctant to do so because I remember it being a somewhat depressing book. 921 more words

My Bell Jar

The world itself is a bad dream.

That line has never rung truer. I am the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, and my life is a nightmare. 82 more words


I have never been anything.

I cannot speak, I have no tongue.

I cannot write, my fingers bleed.

I cannot walk for the sores on my soles.

I cannot climb, my knees are weak. 11 more words

Black Wax

Esther, part eight; the last.


Imperfections give character
to art
to people
Imperfections often come from experiences
scars come from experiences
physical, or mental
Imperfections give character
we are our imperfections