Tagged with great women writers

The Witch’s Life by Anne Sexton

The Witch’s Life  by Anne Sexton When I was a child there was an old woman in our neighborhood whom we called The Witch. All day she peered from her second story
 window from behind the wrinkled curtains and sometimes she would open the window and yell: Get out of my life! She had hair … Continue reading

On Reading…

“Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.” – Angela Carter

On Being Enspelled…

“Why are so many of us enspelled by myths and folk stories in this modern age? Why do we continue to tell the same old tales, over and over again? I think it’s because these stories are not just fantasy. They’re about real life. We’ve all encountered wicked wolves, found fairy godmothers, and faced trial … Continue reading

On Whimsy…

“You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life.” – Mary Oliver