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Like a rose from a wild bramble bush with five white petals, your body is the flower of creation; your heart, a bloody calyx where you separate whey from the cream of life. 288 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge--Symmetry

This week’s topic for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is Symmetry. I’m offering a photo of the calyx of Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel,’ what is left after the flower fades and drops. 14 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

The Fifth Sacred Thing- An Ecofeminist Vision

Inside Starhawk’s visionary novel, The Fifth Sacred Thing (Bantam, 1993), lies a lush, thriving community of people in post-revolutionary California who have adopted an earth-based, ecofeminist set of values and ideas. 690 more words

Top Ten Books of 2014: A Feminist Analysis

“If we are to dismantle a system that is oppressive because it pushes certain people to the periphery, we must bring those same people to the center.”

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Pile of Stuff, Pile of Stuff, When Will You End?

When self’s inspiration for her fan fiction dries up, she has a very convenient pile of unread magazines very close by.

This pile reached previously unheard-of heights during Year 2014, because self was so often traveling (by choice: All of self’s trips are self-imposed) 685 more words


Still Further Scenes From Self's Multi-Chapter Hunger Games AU Fan Fiction

Self has no idea what is happening. A week ago, she had only 9 chapters written. Now, she has 15. Ever since she got the news of Margarita Donnelly’s passing, on Christmas Eve, she’s just been writing (and not just her fan fiction) like blazes. 169 more words


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Thanksgiving is a weird holiday.

Here in the US, it’s tied up with some Good Samaritan myths around the charity shown the settlers by the natives. 1,591 more words

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