By Danielle Steel
In Bittersweet, Danielle metal has written a unique for our instances, a narrative of decisions and new beginnings.
India Taylor lived in an international of manicured lawns and well maintained calendars: a merry-go-round of Little League, piano classes, and Cape Cod summer time vacation trips. With 4 impressive childrens, India believed in dedication and sacrifice, simply as she believed in Doug, the fellow she married 17 years sooner than. For India, this used to be the promise she made, the lifestyles she had chosen--not the award-winning profession as a photojournalist she as soon as had. It used to be a decision she had by no means really regretted. until eventually she starts off to remorse it with all her heart.
India couldn't pinpoint the precise second. maybe it was once the final time her agent known as, begging her to take an task Doug insisted she flip down. or maybe it used to be whilst Doug informed her he considered her as a better half and an individual to keep up their youngsters, and never even more. At that second, the cost of the sacrifices she'd made started to appear high.
And then, she met Paul Ward. A Wall road magnate married to a bestselling writer, Paul lived existence on his personal phrases, touring the realm on his personal yacht. India hadn't deliberate to turn into Paul's good friend. whatever extra used to be unthinkable. but speaking to Paul was once really easy. India may well percentage her desires with him, and supply convenience whilst Paul suffers a heartbreak of his personal. And whereas Paul urges India to reclaim her occupation, Doug is adamantly opposed to it, decided to maintain her tied to the house. yet with Paul's encouragement, India slowly, painfully, starts to wreck unfastened, and locate herself again.
Rediscovering her creativity and her braveness, India makes use of Paul like a beacon at the horizon, sharing intimate mobile conversations with a guy part an international away, a guy who by no means stops reminding her of all that's attainable for her. India is altering, and not anything in her lifestyles will ever be an identical back. no longer her marriage. now not her friendship with Paul. And while India is gifted with an impossible to resist chance, she makes a heart-wrenching selection, leaving a secure, general place-and the folk she loves there-to flow into the phobia of the unknown.
Bittersweet is her tale, a narrative of freedom, of getting goals and making offerings to discover them. With unerring perception, Danielle metal has created a relocating portrait of a lady who dares to embark on a brand new experience and the guy who is helping her get there. Her painful, exhilarating trip conjures up us all.
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No simple song unravels the riddle of heart & eyes tonight: go find your way, sing the pity of it; hear your lover's sleeping song & keep that tuneful breath as a torch in memory's night: he was your friend & however fitfully carried your dream in his time, juggling hope & fear in the gleam of fading youth, unable to sit long enough to give his own suffering space: you who know love, go sing it now, hold nothing back, let your sighs swell as paeans to the long trip's passing under empty stars. 24 Not As You Were your lips blue, face laved with undertaker's paste, relatives in denial & the priest handing us his sunday morning pitch, but onstage at the Reptile House tossing pages to the floor, burning their words, your voice afire with a new generation's news, or hopeful with a new love despite the crashing litany behind, & leaping into an old poet's arms after months of silencesing on, sweet boy, in dreams.
60 Waking damp early morning silence, footprints in the dewy lawn, dance the sleepers only dreamJupiter's beard & nicotiana, flax & phlox, snapdragons, oswego tea heavy with dewfresh ai r to d raw deep breath in: the sun flames aloft, cresting the horizon's geometric fancy, the streets roar with rush hour fumes & curses, wealthy slaves headed to their labors. walking, I see the kestrel in the cottonwood, rising & circling briefly-now gone- 61 The Rhododendron for Suzy-"Iet's be famous lovers" sunlight thru an open door, crimson blooms swelling to burst: who can say what love is?
57 Ann Arbor Song deep night after Kaddish: round moon black branchesstill among sleeping sighs ringed with dreams breathing soft songwake in pool of sun 58 April hyacinths' white curled petals reflect moonlight through sliding silver mist-now cloud-hidden: millions thrash & turn & turn in sleep; heads hang among the stunned dead, lovers shrieking in still rooms as motes turn in shafts of light: the trail of tears, the massacres of innocents, mothers' wails, the endless journey from sorrow to sorrow, hope like a talisman clutched in shrivelled hands, cracked mouths gasping prayers as babes dissolve in darkness of clouds, faces turning back one last time, hands extended.