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Winter

Posted in Poems, Writing Prompts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 8, 2016 by rachelcipriano

The bleak land lies
as both witness and executioner
while the guiltless condemned dies.
The piercing wind
stabs human porcelains—lost
foraging a forest of hoarfrost.
This is the annihilation in ’32 to ’33
that everyone is too blind to see.

Four Seasons Project.
4 days of poetry about each season.
Day 1 of FSP: Winter

I’m a girl reading The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo who also Played With Fire and managed to Kick The Hornet’s Nest

Posted in Ravings, Writing Prompts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 12, 2014 by rachelcipriano

In short: The Millenium Trilogy.

I am now deep on the third and last volume of this epic trilogy. This is quite a read. I don’t usually give reviews publicly of books I read because I don’t feel that there is a need to do it. Besides, who am I to give such reviews? I am just here to devour as much books as I can. My relationship with my books is between the book and me.

Having said that, I would not focus on what I feel about this book. But what I feel about how I feel about this book. But all I am willing to say is that my interest for history has piqued while reading this trilogy.

If there is anyone out there who could be so generous as to give me a list of good (unbiased) books about the Cold War or the Soviet Union or anything related at all that could help me understand what really happened in that era, please do contact me. Please.

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