Friday, June 7, 2013


"A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used ...
 Powerlessness and silence go together.”

-- Margaret Atwood,
Second Words: Selected Critical Prose

Self portrait 6-7-13

“Each of us has one. 
Each voice is distinct and has something to say. 
Each voice deserves to be heard.”

-- Terry Tempest Williams
When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice 

Self portrait 6-7-13

 “It's easier not to say anything. 
Shut your trap, button your lip, can it. 
All that crap you hear on TV
about communication and expressing feelings is a lie. 
Nobody really wants to hear
what you have to say.”

-- Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak