Stuck! | Jane the Obscure (new post)

Originally posted on Jane the Obscure:

The one constant thing in my life is Irony. It follows me like a starving dog follows a homeless man. You see them all the time in the street, all these homeless people with their cardboard boxes situated at bus stops, or outside Trader Joes, all comfy and cozy with their mangy dirty dogs nuzzled next to them.

I don’t know if I’m the mangy dog, or the homeless person.

Last night I was sitting in one of the balcony seats of the Dorothy Chandler. The tears rolled down my face as I saw Violetta profess her love to Alfredo. With a high falsetto, she tells him that she will continue to love him in death. La Traviatta is a tragic love story about a famous courtesan who falls in love, and at the same time, falls deep in the throes of consumption. A story derived from “La Dame Aux Camelias” written by the son of Alexandre Dumas (fils).

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About Susan Forrest, co-founder Los Angeles, County HIV Drug & Alcohol Task Force, chair Los Angeles, County HIV Mental Health Task Force, secretary
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