Her imagination substitutes for a somewhat dreary existence in the middle of nowhere home to a particularly harsh climate. Inspiration comes from everywhere, everything, and everybody she meets or sees or visualizes, but mostly from her mind very often early in the morning when she first wakes up. Kay has had over 60 short stories published by Cleis Press inc.
I rolled over burying my face in the pillow. I wanted to know what she was up to. Many thoughts and scenarios rushed through my mind. I lay there thinking hard, wondering where she was and what she was up to. Stockings meant suspenders and suspenders meant no ugly pantyhose. It would stop in a seedy part of town where there were old warehouses.
When she knocks on a door someone wearing a dark robe will answer it. I decide to cruise by slowly; my lights still off and park just around the corner of the building. What would happen next?
Faint music would be coming from inside. There are windows but they are too high for me to see into.
I take it with me back to a window and balance carefully on it. This room is a dining room.
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A huge wooden table dominates the room with large, ornate chairs that could seat about twenty people. This room would be nothing like the other. This one is decked out with what looks like thick and luxurious carpet, with deep mahogany furniture and plush red velvet covers. There is a huge chair, more like a throne, placed at the centre of one of the walls.
Small tables and armchairs are scattered about the room. Large wooden posts are attached to the ceiling at the same end as the throne and there is a crate or cage with wooden bars nearby, an array of whips adorn the wall and in a glass cabinet I spy dildos, vibrators and other interesting toys.
Yes, that gives it a definite intriguing atmosphere. Skip to main content.
A Library’s Approach to Books That Offend
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When I lived in Eastern Washington state, I repeatedly had the experience of trying to locate books that criticized the Mormon church which never seemed to be available. Finally the librarian told me that these books disappear as fast as they buy and continually replace them! So much for the freedoms the right is is forever yelling about. When I was in the second grade, my mother taught me a lesson that has resonated throughout my life. When I brought the book home, my mother looked through it and concluded that the subject matter was too intense for me and was inappropriate for a child of my age.
As a result, I trust a book-banner about as far as I can throw them! I will make a trip to various libraries and try to get his writings locked away from public view. The European literature of the 19th century is replete with unfavorable stereotypical descriptions of Jews, as they were considered in the context of that era in time. As a Jew, however, I understand the context and still enjoy reading such literature. I would not want to ban such books, or the study of them, because they might offend my heritage. The old Tin Tin books should be used to teach about the racism that prevailed in that historical era, and how and why our attitudes towards blacks have changed.
Do not impose it on others. Of course some Tintin stories can seem a bit narrow minded… they represent a society in a certain time. Some books from the 50s are worse than that as they are not comics… but books advocating hatred. But one chose to ban Tintin instead. I read them over and over again in my youth… and still sometime do.
Great books! No kid will ask why. They just looked and find their road to freedom. My mother made her childhood copy of Little Black Sambo disappear when I was old enough to find and read it.
I still remember the beautiful illustrations.