The Official Writing Challenge
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This just rolls off the tongue and paints a picture of an ugly era in the states. I don'tthink I'll ever, ever, ever understand slavery. It's definitely an ugly mark on history. You captured all of this perfectly.
02/10/11
Powerful and evocative writing that releases depth from within its simplicity. I also struggle with the dehumanising aspects of slavery for the slave and the slaveowner alike. It called to my mind a 1997 Speilberg movie: "Amistad," with Morgan Freeman, Anthony Hopkins and Matthew McConnaughey, which portrays the slaves with dignity and outlines the gospel in a remarkable way. The closing speech on freedom is well worth the wait.
Loved it! Very well done and very touching!
Congratulations for placing 10th in level 3!