Issue 130, Spring 1994
She was only a woman, and no more
than his latest wife who was commanded
not to come before him without the grant
he gave away like candy to children....
Although she was beautiful. she had an
inner life she had hammed a long time.
Often she danced with her soul mates or she
meditated. Sometimes she prayed. Sometimes
she went to see her shrink. She paid the bills
herself and knew her animus. (Haunted
by the ghost of her lost father, she thought
she slew it every year on his death day,