Delta of Venus Little Birds Author:Anais Nin ...Here in the erotica I was writing to entertain,under pressure from a client who wanted me to "leave out the poetry." I believed that my style was derived from a reading of men's works. For that reason I long felt that I had compromised my feminine self. I put the erotica aside. Rereading it these many years later, I see that my own voice was ... more »not completely suppressed. In numerous passages I was intuitively using a woman's language, seeing sexual experience from a woman's point of view. I finally decided to release the erotica for publication because it shows the beginning efforts of a woman in a world that had been the domain of men.