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N the telling and describing of the honey using poetry stories self made myths It makes this reader want to taste them all all 28 days of honey though some self made myths It makes this reader want to taste them all all 28 days of honey though some entice than others I first became aware of this collection when a version of Cranberry Honey appeared during the Podcastle Flash Fiction contest ast year The writing blew me away so when I saw Amal at Wiscon35 I got it storypoem is based on a jar of honey Amal received as a gift sampler Such a beautiful collection The poems and stories in this need to be read slowly aloud but just under your breath and preferably barefoot So beautiful and flavorful and just *Deliciously Synesthetic A Lovely Collection *synesthetic A ovely collection poetry prose poetry and microfiction all inspired by different types of honey I could practically taste each honey as it was described experience it as the stories

poems and scraps of myth It s a very sensuous and beautiful collection and for all that it s so slight it s very worth reading I might be a part time vegan but I need some of this honey Particularly the peach honey The stories and poems in this collection are short creative and ovely I hope to read by El Mohtar This is the most beautiful work of fiction I have read since I had the privilege to read Lisa L Hannett this year and I think this tiny book will stay with me for a The Mother I Carry: A Memoir of Healing from Emotional Abuse long time The Honey Month is inspired and inspiring The writing is ethereal and sweetike a flake of a sugar crystal The book is what art would translate to words and the short stories and poems in here will reform your soul. You can still see clumps of snow on the ground and the air is heavy with damp The differences between the types of honey allow El Mohtar to move back and forth between the poetic and the casually contemporary with the experiment of the tasting as the unifying structure A perfect gift a hidden treasure a delight for the sens. The Honey Month

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Outstanding Beautiful uiet and thoughtful 35This is #one book where I think it helps to have read the blurb before reading I didn t #book where I think it helps to have read the blurb before reading I didn t found myself uite ost for *SOME TIME IT TURNS OUT THAT *time It turns out that book was inspired by a gift of honey samples each section is a riff on a different flavour and I think it really does help to know that at the beginning because the book consists of yrical sensuous writing with The Writing Workshop little or no narrativeike a collection of writing with Agricultural Engineering little or no narrativeike a collection of with a related theme than anything else I ove gorgeous writing I often find evocative imagery beguiling than a plot structured with a protagonist and antagonist and events eading from A to B But even in poetry where imagery is the How Debuggers Work Algorithms Data Structures and Architecture language rather than narrative I find I crave a thread of meaning aayering of imagery that An Alien Heat leads to some unifying feeling or understanding What I experienced here wasike an amazing meal with delicious tastes but I had no idea what I was eating It was The Alchemy of Culture: Intoxicants in Society like rich food thateaves you hungry I was Rough Rider: BWWM Interracial MC Biker Alpha Male Romance listening to gorgeous music where the sounds were everything and I waseft Sonic Alchemy: Visionary Music Producers and Their Maverick Recordings longing for a thread of melody toayer and unify the whole To use the book s imagery I could say that a whole meal of rich and subtle honeys eft me unsatisfied and craving something substantialThere certainly were repeating ayered images in this work images relating not only to taste but to Gramatica de baza a limbii romane love andoss threads of melody but for me they ultimately didn t yield enough depth Where the imagery was emotional it felt somehow disconnected and unreal If the book was designed to be a set of beguil. Amal El Mohtar's The Honey Month with an introduction by Danielle Sucher ranks among the year’s most exuisite treasures This beautiful volume of short fictions and poems takes as its inspiration the author's tasting of 28 different kinds of honey one per day Each tasting Suggestive Inuiry into the Hermetic Mystery with a Dissertation on the More Celebrated of the Alchemical Philosophers Being an Attempt Towards the Recovery of the Ancient Experiment of Nature leads to a differentiterary creation each entry ,
Ing sensuous variations on a theme hardly seems fair to expect something different But for me the point of ayered imagery that the work ends up touching you There were one or two SECTIONS TOWARDS THE END IN PARTICULAR towards the end in particular I began to feel something but on the whole the book remained a collection of intriguing images that teased but barely moved me This could have just been me of course perhaps I just didn t get it or I read it at the wrong time Perhaps the book was designed to be playful than anything else and I m ooking for depth that was never intended to be and I m Integrating Cleveland Baseball looking for depth that was never intended to be Perhaps it s best read slowly and over time rather than in one goI sometimes get tired of the usual way genre fiction is written and this work is refreshingly different I enjoyed and appreciated it but then it was gone and nothing waseft On the one hand I appreciate its courage and originality on the other it The Modern Drunkard's Adventures with Alcohol left me unsatisfied But Il certainly be watching out for of this author s work This is a book worthy of worship and I encourage you to enjoy its succour in small doses of devotion one honey at a time My full review is over at This is a delightful Grassroots Leviathan little book uite remarkable It is based on a very simple idea and on a simple gift A friend of El Mohtar s gave her a gift of some samples of different types of honey With this gift she wrote a set of tasting notes and reflections for each honey 28 in all El Mohtar is a poet and writer of speculative fiction and Such an unusual book I know I ve never read anythingike it and maybe never will again Very sensuous Eginning with a description of the honey in terms that will be familiar to wine connoisseurs Day 3 Sag Harbor NY Early Spring Honey which has a color pale and clear as snowmelt and the smell cool sugar crystals but also brings to mind a stingless jellyfish I once held in my hand in Oman The taste Voices and Veils like the end of winterwhen.