In the garden of Herbal Evil
The wounded man plants the bitter root of
Birthwort roots are slender strings.
after delivery it expells what is ever left in the
Birthwort germinates the Myth that
from flowers grow small fruit-like pears with triangle
Neolithic Stiff White Ladies: dolls from a girl's grave. White:
symbol of death
Birthwort when climbing takes hold of anything next
Home and Role Restriction
Birthwort has a bitter taste.
Womens worth is gaged by their success as mothers and housekeepers
Professional and Intellectual Life
Impeded or enforced but taken away from her
if drunk with water plucks out thorns, splinters and
Polygamy in France
Immigrant from Mali with two of his three wives and seven of
their children. African women in France turn against home practice of polygamy.
small birthwort is lesser and tenderer than long and
Murders in the name of Anti-Abortion
John Salvi III killed two women and wounded five other people
in Planned Parenthood Clinics in Abortion Row in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Donald Spitz, a Protestant preacher quickly hailed Salvi as a hero. Roman
Catholic Cardinal Bernard Law of Boston, who once called abortion "the
primordial evil of our times," recinded his initial response of moratoriums
on pro-life demonstrations outside abortion clinics.
has a loathsome smell and flavor .