Diamond in the Rough No. 7
And now more from the shameless self-promotion department...
Diamond in the Rough is my perzine, and this issue chronicles some of the most emotionally turbulent time in my life, the breakup process that Touya and I went through. I thought long and hard about some of the things that are in here, but it was very cathartic for me.
This issue begins with a very yummy vegan veggie goo recipe, a brief restaurant review and then heads into a compulsive eating episode. It describes 'dumping syndrome' - the effect that
happens on a stomach that has had the gastric bypass when you consume too much refined sugar. It's much like having a heart attack, and something to be avoided. Discussions about
biking to a second job, cake frosting, and loosing a good set of marker pens follow. Things turn strange when a follow up story about people who keep their children's umbilical cords
and other pieces of biological material. Articles on getting older, dreams, and being accosted in the street by religious idiots are intersparsed with snippets about verbal and emotional pain that occurs during a breakup process. Text & handwriting heavy, with short pieces of poetry make up the sum of the issue, and of course the now traditional LilWitch comic strip.
Here's a quote:
"I love him, don't get me wrong, and the idea is that he might come back one day. I doubt it."
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Distros, Reviewers and Libraries who would like a consideration copy may email me directly: carolineATcarolineatigeressDOTcom
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Diamond in the Rough No 6, No 7
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