Welcome to the art of curiosity; my personal amble through the worlds of art, crafts, books & all manner of other curiosities. You'll find examples of my jewellery & art work plus an account of how I'm attempting to confound depression & my bipolarity by pursuing my creativity. There's a lot of whimsy too; my mind set is distinctly frivolous at times!

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Sunday, 20 May 2007

'Beloved' by Toni Morrison

I am going to copy a post that I have just made on Jean's blog. I hijacked her blog & now I'm going to thrust this post in your face too. Please forgive my rudeness. I feel so strongly about 'Beloved' that I can't help myself.

Here's a copy of my post.

"Though I have meant to read this book ('The Girl in a Swing' by Richard Adams) for an eon, I haven't. I've just ordered a copy & I am eager to consume it.

A book that I go back to each year is 'Beloved' by Toni Morrison. I HAVE to read it. The emotional response that it pulls out of me makes me look outside of myself & towards the pain of others.

It is poetic - I think of the 'tree' traced on Sethe's back. Each time I read it, fresh imagery appears in my mind.

Jean, I'm sorry to hijack your blog - baaaad manners!"

I cannot add an image to this post. 'Beloved' must always stand alone.

2 comments:

Jean said...

That is ok. I shall read Beloved, now! Beause of YOU!

Anonymous said...

ahh