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Burning Woman: The Maid of Orleans

A woman with drive and purpose

Photo by Max Saeling on Unsplash

Joan of Arc was burned at the stake May 30th 1431.

550 years later, it was 1981 and eleven year old me was so heavily into stories of religious devotion, heroism and martyrdom that some people around me began to speculate (only partly in jest) that I should perhaps consider becoming a nun.

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Sadie Seroxcat

Sadie Seroxcat

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Essays & poetry. Chronic illness, fatigue&pain. Mental health issues. Books. sadie.seroxcat@gmail.com Owner of ‘Rainbow Salad’. Editing for ‘Counter Arts’.