REVIEWS: The Sunday Afternoon of the Soul (Simpsons)

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REVIEWS: The Sunday Afternoon of the Soul (Simpsons)

Post by c_nordlander » Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:54 pm

A short fic written as a Christmas present for Missy. Marge, after her kids have all left the nest.

Slice-of-life, tiny bit of drama. Prose format.
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Re: REVIEWS: The Sunday Afternoon of the Soul (Simpsons)

Post by Archonix » Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:00 pm

read it, very sweet. I was going to say bittersweet, but it has a good ending.
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Re: REVIEWS: The Sunday Afternoon of the Soul (Simpsons)

Post by missy_misery » Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:14 pm

Eee! Will be coming back with a review next weekend!
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Re: REVIEWS: The Sunday Afternoon of the Soul (Simpsons)

Post by missy_misery » Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:35 am

Holy crap, Chris - this is so completely amazing. The desperation just permeates the whole piece; Marge's fear that the kids will get hurt out there even as they settle into respectable careers, the way she finally gathers her strength and reclaims her life and starts painting! Her understandable and in-character anxiety and depression. Homer as her rock, being supportive and giving her her space. And her ART. And the emotion and the sadness and ahh; it made ME tear up because I so want her to find a way to joy post-motherhood.

This is beautiful, perfect. Thank you so much for it!
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