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Marion Zimmer Bradley: It’s Worse Than I Knew

I’m still the girl who quakes within And tries to rip off all her skin I’m scared of water, scared of the dark My mother’s vicious, brutal mark. In self-admiring tones she told Of self restraint in a story old. For twice near death she’d beaten me, And now she wants my sympathy. I’ve gone…