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Lone Women by Victor LaValle blends the best of several genres, giving us western, historical fiction, horror, thriller, and plenty of social commentary to boot. The year is 1914 and our heroine...
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why do i allow myself to participate in something as dangerously stupid as Love?
allow myself to participate
as if i don’t
put myself up to bat
in a room full of automatic pitch machines
I used to rely on compliments
But now I strive off them
I used to keep my chin up
But now I cry non-stop
I used to follow my sister
But now I lead us deeper in the dark
I used to try to be myself
But now it’s no use trying