Category: resistance

Why I Write Fiction

Sometime last winter, I posted on a temporary page that I had going on that I was going to write this particular thing, and then I was going to write that thing, and then I was going to write this other thing. Then I looked at it and […]

Proofs, Poems, Healing, and Hope

Up early this morning, though I don’t generally make it a habit to discuss my habits. There was, however, a great write up recently about how author Megan Abbott spends her Sundays.( You can read that here. ) What I loved about this piece is that as a […]

Feeling Good, Miss Nina Simone.

I watched a documentary last night about Nina Simone, “What Happened, Miss Simone?”ย  I had watched part of this one before and became distracted. “Feeling Good” was the first Nina Simone song that I ever heard and I loved it. I’d been a Billie Holiday fan for years […]

The Female Animal

CURE: THE FEMALE ANIMAL They opened up the cage, They let it out, Set the monster free to walk about, Ignored all of the signs that “No feeding.” Pulled away a stump that won’t stop bleeding, Screaming in a panic now they swear, They didn’t even know they […]