A little update, guys. In an effort to get back to my studies and improving my academic writing, I’m using my secondary blog, A Dragon In Progress.
Currently going through The Study of Language by George Yule so I’ll be putting up notes and answers to the unit questions and, in addition, other related topics like culture, foreign language, and vocabulary.
If you’re interested or curious, don’t hesitate to hop over and check it out.
I’ve not been well for some time now and I’m afraid things might be turning out worse than I thought. I don’t want to worry anyone, truly. I have a lot of stuff I need to think about. I just wanted to put it out there before I pull another disappearing act.
I used to be more active in the blogosphere. I’ve met tons of fantastic and interesting (and some downright dubious) folks who spin magic out of the seemingly mundane.
Continue reading “To my readers: This is goodbye for now”
Rated: 3.5 Stars
Edition: Paperback (1st Ed.)
Published: Hachette Books (November 14, 2017)
Strength, rebellion, beauty, and resilience are clearly there. Without question, Gill writes from the heart and with passion. Her renditions of the Disney princesses and the Greek goddesses were absolute gems that I had to read out loud for my brother and sisters. These were more like prose in form, they’re something else, though I felt some were a tad too romanticized, like Athena, which isn’t necessarily bad.
On the whole, I think it’s a pretty neat book. It’s a slim volume, has over a hundred individual poems. However, while each and every poem has merit, some were better articulated than others.
Continue reading “Wild Embers by Kikita Gill”