from Louise Mensch
from yadadarcyyada, it’s excellent, as always!
My best motherhood move? Making my son understand I’m flawed… seriously flawed. As is everyone. I wanted him to understand…
1. Not being perfect isn’t necessarily a bad thing.2. No good deed goes unpunished, but do good deeds anyway, it will feel good.
3. You can’t get rid of something or someone until you’ve learned what it or they need to teach you.4. Motherhood isn’t a club. We’re not all the same. We shouldn’t care or compare how someone else is being a Mom, do what’s best for your child or children.
5. We don’t really need a day, or a week, or a month, we need all people to be treated equally and respectfully. A woman isn’t instantly better because she has a child. We need just don’t one day where we get: flowers, diamonds, cards, ecards, buckets of chicken with recorded messages in the…
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David weighs 300 pounds but thinks he’s a skinny woman
David draws Louise on his belly with lipstick so everyone else
will see her.
David’s face squirms on his skull like a snake shedding its skin.
It’s a side effect of his meds.
Louise is a sage young woman with wise advice.
Louise thinks I should forget about Nurse Judy and fuck a
slab of liver.
One day Louise said she was pissed about her face and hated
the man that owns it.
I said I’d ask for more cogentin but Louise wanted David to ask.
I decided to slice David’s face so Louise could get some rest.
I told Judy about it in the dining room and realized I was trapped
in the movie, Possessed.
If this is hard to understand try being me.
I am also a face; an amorphous face that doesn’t exist.
You are here because you want to be here:
SO WHY BLAME ME FOR WHAT YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND?
Perhaps I’m a homeless old man raving in the back
of a crowded city bus.
But you’ve paid to see this so why are you complaining?
And if you’re not complaining, why not?
(c) Rob Goldstein 2017 All Rights Reserved.