Jacob Lawrence, The Life of John Brown No 19.
Sunday, October 16, 1859, John Brown with a company of 21 men, white and black, marched
on Harper's Ferry. (1941)
Workbook: October, 2002
- October 31, 2002: Little neighbor girl, three or four, Hispanic, utterly joyful in all things...
- October 30, 2002: She wears an American flag lapel pin.
- October 29, 2002: The dynamic plays like this.
- October 28, 2002: I had the "female" role in that relationship.
- October 27, 2002: 11:30am, Saturday, October 26, 2002. BART train, Fremont Line, beneath Market Street.
- October 26, 2002: It's like a scene from Kafka:
- October 25, 2002: Market Street sidewalk, late afternoon. Angry light, angry shadows.
- October 24, 2002: Paralysis.
- October 23, 2002: Black curtains, black towels, black sheets...
- October 22, 2002: Sketch: Judge David, Jr.
- October 21, 2002: The importance of a man in my life.
- October 20, 2002: Sketch: Mr. B.
- October 19, 2002: Slowly I'm able to listen to more and more of her music.
- October 18, 2002: They put you in a group for bereaved persons.
- October 17, 2002: Always love the first two days: the vibrance, the energy.
- October 16, 2002: So strange that such an intense little friendship could come and go so fast.
- October 15, 2002: There's a time in her car, as her resignation is becoming more unmistakable.
- October 14, 2002: Let's play a game.
- October 13, 2002: The feeling that I have no home.
- October 12, 2002: Her life is like a rejection of life.
- October 11, 2002: I lost my father that year, too.
- October 10, 2002: We were driving west on I-10, from Austin back to California.
- October 9, 2002: The manipulative nonsense nursery-rhyme, "I'd do anything for you..."
- October 8, 2002: The food court at San Francisco State.
- October 7, 2002: Suzanne Valadon's struggle to define her identity.
- October 6, 2002: Doesn't realize how deaf she is.
- October 5, 2002: Partial catalog of her fears:
- October 4, 2002: She said, "Don't trust me Mark."
- October 3, 2002: Afterwards her sister called.
- October 2, 2002: I'm standing at the stove, stirring pasta sauce.
- October 1, 2002: Was she right to leave your life like that?
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