A. If we do not speak, who will?
A. A good book- or a good episode of Law & Order, or a good, sad movie. A cold night. Hot tea- maybe a glass of red wine. Someone who is comfortable with both silence and noise. Repeat throughout my life.
A. A well written book.
A. Anne of Green Gables, Harry Potter...
A. Too many to list. Alice Walker. Dorothy Allison. Frances Goldin. Bell Hooks.