By David Zimmerman
Fifteen-year-old Lynn Marie Sugrue is doing her most sensible to make it via a tough summer time. Her mom works lengthy hours as a nurse, and Lynn suspects that her mother's pill-popping boyfriend has enlisted her in his petty felony organizations. Lynn reveals safe haven in on-line flirtations, finally assembly up with a younger soldier, Logan Loy, and welcoming him domestic. while he's compelled to stick over in a cupboard space obtainable via her closet, and the military therefore lists him as AWOL, she realizes that he's the only factor in her existence that she will be able to keep an eye on. in the meantime, her mother's boyfriend is at the receiving finish of a chain of more and more violent threats, which areas Lynn squarly within the cross-hairs.
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The Bodhisattva women of Tibet and parts of ancient India,” said Japhy, “were taken and used as holy concubines in temples and sometimes in ritual caves and would get to lay up a stock of merit and they meditated too. All of them, men and women, they’d meditate, fast, have balls like this, go back to eating, drinking, talking, hike around, live in viharas in the rainy season and outdoors in the dry, there was no question of what to do about sex which is what I always liked about Oriental religion.
Japhy himself read his ﬁne poems about Coyote the God of the North American Plateau Indians (I think), at least the God of the Northwest Indians, Kwakiutl and what-all. “Fuck you! ” read Japhy to the distinguished audience, making them all howl with joy, it was so pure, fuck being a dirty word that comes out clean. And he had his tender lyrical lines, like the ones about bears eating berries, showing his love of animals, and great mystery lines about oxen on the Mongolian road showing his knowledge of Oriental literature even on to Hsuan Tsung the great Chinese monk who walked from China to Tibet, Lanchow to Kashgar and Mongolia carrying a stick of incense in his hand.