May 20, 2009

Book Review: The Kiss by Ted Dekker and Erin Healy


Have you ever wished you could erase the past and get a clean start? You might feel that if you could erase the pain of your past, you could move on and be free. Shauna learns this isn't quite the case in a recent Ted Dekker novel entitled, entitled The Kiss.

Shauna awakes from a coma with part of her memory erased. She doesn't remember the terrible accident that left her brother brain-damaged. She doesn't remember the drug treatments she's undergone, supposedly for her own good. And she certainly doesn't remember meeting and falling in love with Wayne, her fiance.

What she does know is that everyone blames her for the accident and the brain damage to her brother. She's always been the black sheep of the family. Her father has been distant since the night Shauna's mother died during her birth. He left her to the devices of her abusive stepmother and has never been the father Shauna needs.

Shauna is convinced that she would never hurt her brother and so sets out to prove her innocence and find out what really happened that night.

May 05, 2009

The True Story of Snow White

She was created to be loved
This much was clear
From first breath
certain about only this
The giants were a trifle
First through the door
singing at the top of her lungs
never noticing the ones that lagged behind

Pure beauty
loved by the King
loathed by the enemy
the enemy Queen
mirror mirror
Don't you know
you are hated for your beauty

The poisoned apple
presented so sweet
so foul underneath
the rotten meat
take a bite
and perish

Trapped behind the glass case
seeing only haunted eyes
reflected in mirror
lining her funeral bed
beauty wasted
Trapped in lies

She slept for a hundred years

Until he came
The one; the hero
the sabre branch in hand
strikes the glass and
frees the beauty

What happens now?