The Art of Tetman Callis

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Entries Tagged as 'Shaindel Beers'

Power is its own reason

September 11th, 2018 · No Comments

“It’s the same double-standard, always; a god can sleep with as many mortals as he wants but a goddess takes a man as a lover and Zeus must intervene. I decried Zeus for his indiscretions with Leda and Europa, but, alas, he’s Zeus, and there’s no reasoning. When I uttered Leda’s name, I faltered, because […]

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Already gone

September 10th, 2018 · No Comments

“Sometimes you let him go because it is more cruel than keeping him. Sometimes you let him go because freedom is the opposite of love. Sometimes you let him go because freedom is the only love.” Shaindel Beers, “The Calypso Diaries”

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Boys will be like this

August 16th, 2018 · 2 Comments

“Plastic bat and ball, you were with me when I learned life’s meanest lesson. That to be a girl and smaller is always worse. In the park, I’d play with whoever wanted. Andy and his family or anyone there on picnic. Under the pavilion where I learned to read bad words on the rafters, two […]

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