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Dear Bella

19 Sep

Dear Bella,

I admit it was with great relief that I received your letter of 9/12. My feelings for you have changed since I realized that in becoming a vampire, you would be exchanging your vegetarian beliefs for stalking, attacking, and sucking the blood out of animals with your own mouth. I just don’t know if I can spend eternity with someone who so easily casts aside their convictions. Perhaps ‘The Vampire Diaries’ would work out better for you, since they use plastic bottles. Best wishes to you as well. I hear there are great colleges in Florida.

Edward

Dear Edward

12 Sep

Dear Edward,

Much as I love you and your ability to swing me to the top of a tree in a single bound, I find that I love guacamole more.  And Hersheys, and omelets, and twice baked potatoes.  It’s not me, it’s you…one bite from you would prevent me from ever taking another bite again.  And that’s just scary.  Don’t take it personally.  Best wishes in all your endeavors.

Bella

The monster within

29 Jul

Though there will always be those lines of dialogue that make me cringe and make up my own, the movie ‘Twilight’ continues to move me.  Vampires are a terrific vehicle to tell this story through.  I touched on this in my previous post, but the concept has continued to consume me.

Vampires are monsters.  Pure and simple.  Edward knows it.  Bella knows it.  You and I know it.  But here is what this little tween flick won’t let me forget.  This story isn’t about the humans.  It’s about the monsters.  It’s about us.

Every single one of us is a monster. Continue reading