to be initiated into a religious sect, i feel somewhat reluctant,
though comfortable with these people, we begin to leave for
the initiation site.
has left, except for me and a woman who has collapsed
on the floor. A nurse assures me that she'll
Apparently, she's had these seizures before.
ride with a woman who, while arguing with her mother, is trying to find the initiation place for me.
leave the car at a large park, where an
audience is waiting for the rite to begin. i sit and remove
my hat, as our heads will be shaved.
we are told that we must first learn five languages. i reply, "i don't have
time for this," and wake up.