|Reviewed by Lucy Edwards
|Strong, distinct lines. Well-written.|
|Reviewed by blue soplain
|love the making of a list as metaphors for making a new life; i read the non-perishables as life itself. .. but i tend to make the voodoo doll images out of things in my head. ..
black bags. .black as in bruises but also in the absorption of every colour, every hope/idea/faith in what is faced on the outside. .. she has absorbed all she could---
such a powerful and simple thing...
so non-gussied up but dressed down, for an expedient leaving. . .
jsut excellent all the way around this
|Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
|This is such a heartwrenching piece filled with disillusioned dreams and hopes. You have penned a masterpiece of life as far to many know.....
|Reviewed by richard cederberg
|Man, in my church the communion wine is bad grape-juice. This is one of the sad realities of life, emotional and mental abuse. Sometimes our hopes for things getting better can end up becoming dangerous. I hope you are well. Blessings ...
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|What a strong write with such truth in it that I can picture this pour soul with her garbage bags rushing to be gone before he arrives to prevent her.
|Reviewed by Flying Fox Ted L Glines
|I wish all women would find their "justification" even sooner. I am stunned by all the women who stay with their abusive men, and even blame themselves for such abuse. Me, I would take him out behind the barn and teach him about abuse. He would learn. Nice one, Cedric!
|Reviewed by K. Mulroney
|it's not an excuse, it's a reason. An excuse makes it seem like you did something you have to explain. Sad piece.|
|Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
|Sounds like a real deal and she might have waited a little too late, shoulda been gone before the door got kicked in . . . Good write . . .|
|Reviewed by Kathy Armijo
|Verbal abuse is as violent, if not more than, physical abuse.
Needs 'justification' NO - needs strength!
|Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
|Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
|A potentially life saving write, Cedric, to just get. OUT. of abusive relationships. Well done.
(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
|Reviewed by Ted Bossis
|No fear from this inherent beauty of a soul <>timing was appropriate to make again whole -All goodness & love * Ted|
|Reviewed by Georg Mateos
|Domestic violence is an unspeakable crime because it is comited against someone that are not expecting it, that feels safe.
A million reasons no to stay, just needs one to go away.