My Favorite Reads from 2018

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Good day! I thought it would be nice to share with everyone some of my 5 star books from 2018. I get a little verbose about some of them, but hopefully y’all enjoy and find some books to add to your own reading list! The Power by Naomi Alderman:…

Paganism and Trauma

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Long time no see! Apologies for another long absence — life has been very lively lately, and I haven’t had much chance or energy to do the regular blog thing, but I have been trying to keep up with my writing. Recently I had a two-part exploration of trauma…

RE: THAT BLACKOUT PROTEST

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Let us not silently slip into the dark But break as does the dawn into day And waves over stone Thundering with the roars of a thousand Boudicaas Shrieking with the passion of a thousand Joans Keening with the righteous power of a thousand Jezebels Let us rend this…

Cult of Death

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Of the bounty of life I see nothing quite clear — ? Looking beyond great seas and mountains There’s just one thing I hold dear — ? In this cult of death It isn’t life we savor — ? Salivating and straining for Only what lies later — ?…