It also does not represent my children's perspective, nor my mother's; they think I am funny, but misguided.
Friday, February 14, 2014
So envious of those who know their place with one another.
Conscious of the fact that a lot of the display masks pain and conflict.
Longing for to be known deeply and loved passionately.
Totally uninterested in "forsaking all others" to get with somebody--do you realize how many people you are forsaking? The entire world. That's so many people! How I long for a companion who has fallen in love with the world as I have, to share in the wonder. What I wouldn't give for someone to embrace the world with me.
Also, I made kick-ass pasta. All it needed was capers, but we all gotta have flaws.
Posted by Katie Mulligan at 11:10 PM
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
This winter, with it's unrelenting grey and snow and ice and cold, is eating away at my reserves, leaving me thin like a half-starved hibernating bear.
Some years winter is a metaphor for loss
and some years winter is an ice mirror
holding up for close inspection
that pile up
an ice storm loads the trees
and CRACKS the branches
and drop to the ground
I detest winter
both as metaphor
and as reflectant
I curl inward into my own warmth
reaching deep for summer
this winter might shatter me yet
Monday, February 3, 2014
|Me, Age 6-ish|
Even if it's not your truth
Rape and Child Abuse
Rape and Child Abuse
May I offend Everybody.
A note: Women AND men, girls AND boys experience rape and assault. Trans folk experience rape and violence at higher rates than the rest of us. I write today about my experiences, knowing they are not all-inclusive.
I've been following along the latest blog posts, tweets, facebook whatevers, and articles about Dylan Farrow. Accusations of child sexual assault against Woody Allen have been around a long time, and a lot has been written over the years. Woody Allen received an award at the Golden Globes on January 12, and Mia and Ronan Farrow tweeted concise but scathing remarks on the subject. Various media outlets have revisited the accusations with excitement bordering on lust.
Blogposts, letters, tweets, facebook. More importantly, a letter from Dylan staking her claim to what