I arrived at Clapham one September,
At the place where I'd work twenty years.
There are so many things I remember,
Happy times interspersed with pain and fears.
Mary was my boss. From County...
I adore you from afar, Jennifer!
On film you're so amazing. Hollywood's Queen of troubled persons, it's you I prefer.
You know psychology's dark neighborhoods.
"Ma, I had a fucking nervous breakdo...
Lois Bujold's Vorkosigan Saga
Is breathtakingly fine, more humorous,
More real than other SF, with darker
Scenes which don't at all seem incongruous.
Argaven's palace Ursula le Guin
Evokes so ...
In 1966 a bungalow
Was built for Eveline and my grandfather,
He'd farmed his whole life, knowing when to sow
And when to reap. Vegetables rather
Caught his fancy now. He had a small plot,