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Borne Away

Borne out of time

And land and fame

Calling forth

Alighting blame

Locked in fate

Drafted shame

For well she knew

Upon this wise

To speak of grace… 9 more words


Blackout Poetry: The Female Lead

a monstrous female brings out the best

an extraordinary woman displaces the whole story

“taming” a woman, is in reality a show to the audience… 13 more words


What's with Ophelia Anyway?

Hamlet. We all read it at some point during high school, and it turned out to be one of my personal  favorites out of Shakespeare’s plays. 613 more words

Women In Business

International Women's Day/Celebrations: Judith Kerr

If 2016 has taught me anything (other than how irritating election and referendum rhetoric is), it’s that you should never take people whose work you like for granted, because one day they’ll be dead and you’ll be paying tribute alongside everyone else who had forgotten to pay tribute in the previous 40 years, wondering why you never celebrated their work before. 161 more words

Indifferent Ignorance

The Clever Woman of the Family

This week’s literary selection was published the year the American Civil War ended; 1865.  An ancestor of the same genre as Gone With The Wind… 47 more words


Wednesday Wisdom [a Day Late] - Thinking Words, #6, 2016

Two highly incongruous travellers, Mary Wollstonecraft and Dorothy Wordsworth, followed close upon each other’s footsteps.  Mary was in Altona on the Elbe in 1795 with her baby; three years later Dorothy came there with her brother and Coleridge.  

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Short Story: "Middle West"

My hair has been red for an entire week now. I opted for a more subtle strawberry-amberish tone, nothing boorish and audacious like the candy apple or the blazing pink from dye jobs past. 4,224 more words