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sistas

Lately, I’ve been thinking ’bout women. Ever since I can remember, I’ve loved books, passionately.  If I had to really and truly sum up and analyze all the works and all the writers and all the thinkers to whom I’ve … Continue reading

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thinking ’bout Woman

…and speaking of women, and thinking of women and identifying myself more and more with this half of the species…. I’ve been a little girl, a teenage girl, a college girl… a woman living with a boyfriend who became abusive, … Continue reading

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codependency and conspiracy

When an adult stays with her* abusive partner, in awareness that the relationship is destructive and that the limitations of her partner’s emotional control, ability to be objective, respectful and non-violent are plainly deeply problematic and painful; there enters into … Continue reading

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Control

It all boils down to one thing really. Control. You will discover, in every single case of misery, whether the misery is found in the child, the spouse, the group, the business or enterprise, the institution or the nation; somebody is over-controlling somebody … Continue reading

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The Bully

The Abuser is a Bully. An abuser can be an individual or an entity, like a hate group (KKK) or a country (America). What is a Bully exactly? Well, a bully doesn’t listen to others and take others’ feelings into … Continue reading

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abysses

yes, the plural of abyss is abysses. I have never heard the word ‘abysses’ spoken and I don’t think I’ve ever come across ‘abysses’ in writing either.  When we hear about abysses, we usually hear of ‘The Abyss’, as if … Continue reading

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halloween joker

and dressed up for Halloween as the Joker, he — always so normal, always so correctly-behaved! — began to feel unfamiliar stirrings deep within, disturbances, shadowed partial remembrances, dream-like and as if from long long ago, time before time…. and … Continue reading

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fringe

and she was wearing fringe, long fringe. Her soft brown suede boots were sheathed in long thin fringe and her matching brown soft suede jacket had the same long fringe, two rows in the back and another row up and … Continue reading

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the origin of consciousness in the breakdown…

I first discovered “The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind” by Julian Jaynes when I was 18, sitting on the couch in Mark Maclaine’s apartment, flipping through an Omni Magazine. I found a review of this … Continue reading

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crazy women writers

I remember a long time ago, my friend Renee mentioned that a mutual friend was enrolled in a college class called, “Crazy Women Writers”. My interest was immediately piqued, because one of my very favorite, possibly my very favorite, kinds … Continue reading

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