Author: lana1967

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving
https://youtu.be/Ij6ToQqEe4sDid I just confuse you? No, you didn’t fall asleep and wake up a month later. I lived in Canada for eight or nine years, and so I’m still in the habit of celebrating both holidays. Are you wondering about why or how Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving?Did you even know they did? If you’re curious to learn about the similarities and differences between the two, watch this video.
Spelling on a Sunday Evening

Spelling on a Sunday Evening

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"Spelling" by Margaret Atwood My daughter plays on the floor with plastic letters, red, blue & hard yellow, learning how to spell, spelling, how to make spells. I wonder how many women denied themselves daughters, closed themselves in rooms, drew the curtains so they could mainline words. A child is not a poem, a poem is not a child. there is no either/or. However. I return to the story of the woman caught in the war & in labour, her thighs tied together by the enemy so she could not give birth. Ancestress: the burning witch, her mouth covered by leather to strangle words. A word after a word after a word is power. At the point where language falls away from the hot bones, at the point where the rock breaks open and darkness flows out of it like blood, at the ...