Short Journeys

Rated 5.00/5 based on 2 reviews
Mona wants to get pregnant and she wants to stay pregnant long enough to deliver a live baby. But for some women that isn't as easy as it sounds. Will Mona get what she so desperately wants, or will her baby-obsession ruin her relationship with her husband and destroy her marriage? In this short story Mona discovers that life isn't always fair, but then again, who ever said that it would be? More

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Words: 4,900
Language: English
ISBN: 9780987932976
About Sylvia Morice

Sylvia Morice writes fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry. Her work, including several of the stories in Postcards From Home, has been published in various Canadian literary magazines, periodicals and newspapers.
Sylvia maintains a blog at sylviamorice.wordpress.com where she writes eclectic, entertaining posts about life and she is currently working on a novel-in-progress.
Sylvia is interested in any and all comments about her work and loves to connect with readers and other writers.

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Review by: Faye Hicks on Oct. 24, 2012 :
This touching short story provides intimate insights into the devastating grief associated with having a miscarriage (and especially multiple miscarriages). If you have a friend or family member who has, or is, going thought this ordeal, this story will help you to understand and be more effective in your support. If you are going through this yourself, you may find it easier to ask your friends and family to read it, rather than trying to express these difficult emotions directly.
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Sharon Hicks on April 13, 2012 : (no rating)
Another gripping portrayal by the author, of an experience which most women (myself included) are lucky enough never to have to endure. We can scarcely imagine what it must feel like to be robbed of the chance of motherhood, repeatedly, and this story gives us clear insight into the pain of such loss. But on the flip side, it also depicts the optimistic tenacity of the human spirit, to 'try again'.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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