Journal Entry: Battle Tongues

“Look, honey,” she said, very firm, very deliberate, “when I don’t want to be kissed, I don’t get myself kissed. I’m a big girl now; I can take care of myself.” The guy grinned. “You know,” he said with a laugh, “I’m awfully glad to hear you can take care of yourself with me. Because I’ve been out with a lot of girls who sure as hell couldn’t.”

Journal Entry: Bitter Haze

Again, I cannot help muse upon the imprisonment of the individual in the cell of her own limitations. She is like a wind that hath no fury, a style with no grace. Always yearning for more than what she allows herself to comprehend.