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Hysteria 1 Linda Parkinson-Hardman

Hysteria 1

Linda Parkinson-Hardman

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Hysteria 1 is an anthology of the winning stories and poems submitted to the Hysteria 2012 Short Story and Poetry writing competition.Each of the entries reflects a different aspect of the things that are important to women and we share in the upsMoreHysteria 1 is an anthology of the winning stories and poems submitted to the Hysteria 2012 Short Story and Poetry writing competition.Each of the entries reflects a different aspect of the things that are important to women and we share in the ups and downs of events which span both time and female experience.We get an insight into what it must be like to lose a child, the reaction of a spurned lover, the experience of marriage and the rivalries of school friends that have never quite made it out of the playground.The poems are equally insightful, sharing the experiences of lost youth and looks- a sense of history in children’s homes and the call to action that asks us to live life to the full, waving our hands in the air.Contributors and titles are:A Treat in Store by Moya PooleFast and Gula by Lois Elaine HeckmanThe Day of the Village Fete by Jane BeanSpin cycle by Eleanor SmithOne Perfect Day by Penelope Laurence‘Wave Your Hands in the Air,’ (Simple Simon said) by Hazel Gee“My Mother Bids Me Bind My Hair” by Olga WojtasReturn to the Folk Club by Corrinna ToopThe Last Letter by Margaret ClarkRhodes House Revisited by Joy BlakeBanana Loaf: A Recipe for Solace by Jayne ThickettThe Secret Life of Teachers by Margaret MacKenzieSlipping Away by Hayley Staniforth-RoomDream Lover by Anne WilsonWhile I Was Ironing by Alison WassellMiracle Cream by Jo LaidlawMidsummer’s Eve, 1347 by Tracy FellsLady Convolvulus by Abigail WyattAlways a Bridesmaid by Gaynor JonesA Philosophical Roundabout by Christine DjabaroutiHysteria is an annual competition for women only- it opens on the 1st April each year and closes at midnight on the 31st August. You can find out more about the next competition on the association website here: http://www.hysterectomy-association.o...