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May 6, 2008

Special Feature: Varga Girl

Filed under: Special Features — Tags: , , , , , , , , — Writers' Market Group Red Bubble @ 9:13 am

Welcome to the Writers’ Market Group daily feature.

Today we feature a poem titled Varga Girl by Nicole Ryan. A piece with a strong lyrical feel and an eerie, lingering, feeling of a woman who saw what they wanted to be and who they are now.

Here are some of the comments the story received:

What a cool, creative concept Nicole, and the words flow right off the pages of that magazine you described beautifully. Well done!

I wanted to be a Varga Girl too…..I’ve goosebumps reading this….
So real……

just brilliant!

Below is a snippet of the story.

Varga Girl

I tore you from the centre
of a magazine
carefully avoiding ripping holes
in the underside of your elbows

Click the link to read the full poem.

Nicole Ryan co-ordinates her writing with her duties of motherhood. Her writing time is similar to loose change found at the back of a lounge. She is proud mum to four beautiful children and happily married. She hopes to, one day, become a successful, published writer. With work such as Varga Girl, I can see this in the making.

Art Portfolio from Nicole Ryan

Images above are works from Nicole’s art portfolio which are available for sale at Red Bubble


  1. This is beautiful and so wistful. I certainly can relate to the sentiment.

    Comment by Anne van A. — May 6, 2008 @ 10:29 am

  2. congratulations Nicole! 🙂

    Comment by Amy — May 10, 2008 @ 9:13 am

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