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Column of the Goddess

Memorial of the Siege of 1792, build on 8 October 1845.  The memorial is still in the center of the Grand′ Place (central square) of Lille.


Lingering Desire

In those brief absences

Of my lips knowing another,

My mind dances around the memory of you.

When looking back, my mind recreates you.

You are stronger, taller, innately sensitive, 72 more words


Book Review: Gothic to Goth

Review by Mary Manning

In Gothic to Goth: Romantic Era Fashion & Its Legacy (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 2016), Lynne Zacek Bassett tracks trends of historicism, naturalism, and emotion in fashion from the early nineteenth century through the present day.   647 more words

Book Reviews

Ready, 2, 1, Go!

I once read a quote. It was by Elisabeth Rohm which runs thus: 

For the longest time, I have been afraid of being lied to when it comes to romance. 592 more words

Walt Whitman

Swift wing! Space! My Soul! Now I know it is true what I guessed at;
What I guessed when I loafed on the grass,
What I guessed when I lay alone in my bed … . 58 more words


The Silence You Expect

On paper, this year had been good so far. When it comes to writing, I’ve managed to tick off quite a few goals. Considering last year it was simply ‘get published’ in order to prove that I wasn’t going to wash up on my dream, I really should be feeling good. 420 more words