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That is a good one Lisa. You bee doin good things with your group!


"her womb had borne only dark parcels of grief."--I loved this sentence.
Good job on the "story starter"--we missed you tonight.


I, too, liked the 'dark parcels of grief'. Reading that I realized how anti-adjective my own writing is. If my writing had a furniture style it'd be Shaker. Pehaps I should see about adding the occasional curlique and some tole painting. ~LA




Lisa, you have a way with words. Lovely dark images come to mind.


Nice job! Nothing unusual for you, though. As always, I enjoyed reading your work.


Very good Lisa! It does what superb writing should do...makes me want to turn the page and read more. You compose with vibrant details that help each reader visualize the unfolding story. Kat

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