Katherine Lee

why does it feel like I so want him to admit he is not a good man?

Do I believe a good man is only good when he is perfect? No.

But I feel a special type of rage remembering the times he claims to be progressive and an ally…

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Letting go of the anger at my have-nots feels like free falling. Free falling has never been encouraged for me, you see, because it’s reckless. And there is no room to be reckless when you have no one to rely on but yourself.

How alone my mother must have felt.

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M i r r o r s the rot I feel in my mother’s

soul. Some days the rot and the soul are one and the same.

Other days the rot is the thing that changed my mother- that robbed the both of us.

Nothing in nature goes untouched. Perhaps…

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