Kathy Acker — American Activist born on April 18, 1947, died on November 30, 1997

Kathy Acker was an American experimental novelist, punk poet, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer. She was strongly influenced by the Black Mountain School, William S. Burroughs, David Antin, French critical theory, philosophy and pornography... (wikipedia)

We get on the bandwagon in all sorts of ways - you know minor ways and major ways - like what you've just encountered which isn't censorship exactly, it was something sort of uglier in a way.
And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation.
I think what we have in this country is a little more dangerous in a way because it can't be seen fully. It's sorta internal censorship. We censor each other.
I think it's really important to find out why people hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever.
I write it to get it out of me. I don't write it to remember it.

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