A Mother & Daughter’s Love Is Never Separated
Eight or nine out of ten mothers in our society today believe that they have accomplished their duty if their daughters, once married, are not sent home in divorce. -Daughters in Boxes
You’ve already said that,
A great White Bear waits outside. He has faithfully promised to make us all rich if he can but have our youngest daughter.
Though he wouldn’t take it or offer it back, she gave. She squeezed it into him and held it there. She accepted him. She loved him in his wretchedness, kissed his ragged cheek, and called him /father./
The best music I have ever heard is the sound of my daughter’s giggling.
He had been searching for it his entire life. He had devoted himself to poetry to find it. Now, in the middle of his life, he found it. It was in the face of the love of his life, his daughter. She who had never blushed before, now blushed. And in that blushing, he knew, was the existence of God. That was the day her father learned what God was. God was pure beauty, God was his daughter’s face when she blushed.
The vast majority of incest begins years before the earliest conceivable age of consent. p4
Stately and commanding, the house I found on Sacramento Street, in Lower Pacific Heights, was an architectural jewel; tour buses drove down the street several times a day and the guides pointed out our Victorian “painted lady
You ask me if you can eat dinner in your room, but you don’t
ask me if you can torture Éibhear to take you flying?