|Luna Moth by Craig Sargent|
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Out of the Chrysalis: February 24, 2016
. . . being a woman. Perhaps that was the thing that came out , that remained, it was partly the dress, but all the little chivalries and respects of the drawing-room – all made her feel that she had come out of her chrysalis and was being proclaimed what in the comfortable darkness of childhood she had never been – this frail and beautiful creature, before whom men bowed, this limited and circumscribed creature who could not do what she liked, this butterfly with a thousand facets to its eyes and delicate fine plumage, and difficulties and sensibilities and sadnesses innumerable; a woman.
“The Introduction” (CSF 185)