Theda Bara, The Original Screen Vamp

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I have decided to write about Theda Bara.   Bara was the original Vamp of the silent film era!   She was born in Cincinnati Ohio as Theodosia Goodman in 1885.   But, this would not be the name or backstory that the public would get once she rose…

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Dance of Love Poem

For day three of Love Week I have decided to share a short poem about love and sexuality. Dance of Love by Maranda Wabik Hips shimmy and shake To the beat of the drum. Chest undulates as heart races. The mind slips into blissful silence. The body takes over for the mind. Hope flows through…

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In Defense of Becky Sharp

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday I have decided to choose a character from classic literature.   Becky Sharp is the protagonist of the novel Vanity Fair, and she is often also seen as the villain of that self-same novel.   She is someone who is easy to hate.   However, she is also someone…

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