When AIDS was at its most brutal, frightening, my-God-what-are-we-going-to-do era, that was when vampire stories and stories about blood and trust swept the literary world.
The fact is there are no stories I can tell my friends that will make them feel better. History cannot be erased, although we can soothe ourselves by speculating about it.
My friends, who are both women, tell me their stories, which cannot be believed and which are true. They are horror stories and they have not happened to me, they have not yet happened to me, they have happened to me but we are detached, we watch our unbelief with horror.
"The whole Torah is the names of the Creator." All the stories and the laws and the sentences, all are His Holy Names.
We can have the final word on hate, neglect, disease and all the other insidious characters that still script their way into our stories...for now, but not forever.
Each affects the other and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one.
When the first wrong was done to the first Indian, I was there. When the first slaver put out for the Congo, I stood on her deck. Am I not in your books and stories and beliefs, from the first settlements on? Am I not spoken of, still, in every church in New England? 'Tis true the North claims me for a Southerner and the South for a Northerner, but I am neither. I am merely an honest American like yourself and of the best descent for, to tell the truth, Mr. Webster, though I don't like to boast of it, my name is older in this country than yours.
She isn't very clever or very devout,... and she certainly empties the whole salt cellar into the stories she tells me. But I love her because she never lies.
I hope you dont get known for nothing crazy, cause no man ever wants to hear those stories bout his lady.
You have to believe in love stories and prince charmings and happily ever after. That's why I write these songs.
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