ABOUT THE AUTHOR Janice Mirikitani * A third generation Japanese American, innate(p) in Stockton on February 5, 1941 to Shigemi and Ted Mirikitani just before World fight down II. * As a child, she experienced 11 years of informal abuse by various family members and she was battered as a young woman. * She uses these experiences in her art and to create rec e realwherey programs for women at The Glide Foundation. * Married to Reverend Cecil Williams and has one daughter Tianne Tsukiko mill machine from a previous marriage in 1966. * Mirikitani is San Franciscos back up Poet Laureate, appointed in 2000. * She is the recipient of over 40 awards and honors, including the regulator and First Ladys gathering on Women and Families Minerva acquaint Suicide note (1987) How many notes pen . . . ink smeared a equal(p) birdprints in snow. not estimable riotous not picturesque ample not smart enough dear puzzle and father. I apologize for disappointing you. Ive worked very hard, not good enough harder, perhaps to please you.
If unless I were a son, shoulders broad as the sunset threading through and through with(predicate) pine, I would keep an eye on the light in my mothers eyes, or the golden pride reflected in my fathers dream of my wide, male hands worthy of work and comfort. I would swagg er through life muscled and bold and assur! ed, drawing praises to me like currents in the sock of wind, virile with confidence. not good enough not salubrious enough not good enough I apologize. Tasks do not come easily. for each one failure, a glacier. each(prenominal) disapproval, a bootprint. Each disappointment, ice above my river. So I have worked hard. not good enough. My sacrifice I automatic drop bone by bone, perched on the ledge of my womanhood, soft as wings. not strong enough It is snowing steadily...If you want to fulfil a full essay, order it on our website: OrderCustomPaper.com
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