Getting Rid of Daddy
I have been so utterly flattened by having to be a businesswoman, farmer — harvesting seventy apple trees, stringing all my onions, digging and scrubbing all my potatoes, extracting and bottling my honey, etc. — mother, writer and all-round desperado that I’d give anything [to be alone]. I feel like a very efficient tool or weapon, used and in demand from moment to moment by the babes… Since he’s [Hughes] never paid a bill or figured income tax or mowed the lawn, etc., he’s no notion of what it takes…1
KeywordsSexual Service Female Persona Sexual Jealousy Literary Life Detective Fiction
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