The Legend of Lilith is a two-part short story, its publication spanning FEM and Ha’Am Newsmagazines. The mythological short story depicts a fictional representation of Lilith, a female demon mentioned in Jewish texts, as the First Wife of Adam, and how she affects various figures in history and their resulting works pertaining to the values of equality and truth, derived from Feminism and Judaism, respectively.
Staff writer Cori Bratby-Rudd featured in Empowered Expression
Poem by contributor: Ashlee Elizabeth Lindsay My love is a single edged sword Created to protect To keep safe that which is held dear To serve the person who wields it obediently Without harm Always Without harm unless betrayed. Being something to rely on To trust and depend upon by the…
In the time of Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, women were allowed to study gynecology, obstetrics, healing, and midwifery, but after his death tragedy struck. The discovery that women were having abortions clashed with the archaic viewpoint of the leaders of Athens and it became illegal for females to be physicians—it became a capital crime.
crafting fictional ends
A part of love…
…So set me on fire and roll your eyes
And watch me rise from the pile…
She decided to give him a piece of advice, one that stemmed from the very revelation on that morning so many years ago when that brown box lay at her front doorstep. She said, “Why don’t you make her a woman.”
…years of tradition want to pull me back
into the madness of rational ends,
tricksters are sneaking in
stashing old habits…