Ask Baba Yaga: Can I Do Something Reckless and Selfish Without Suffering the Consequences?
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Dear Baba Yaga,
Is it ever possible to indulge a passing fancy without destroying a solid reality? Must all reckless, selfish actions have dire consequences?
You cannot ; always , be wanting to wear a Wedding veil & not desire to lift it & see which boars do run. For that, you must count yr arrows & yr strength & the tension of yr bow. A life of , letting the bowstring go Slack is a limp & bitter one. So sweet is the boar-morsel, & truly how solid is the reality of a veil?
Taisia Kitaiskaia is a poet, writer, and Michener Center for Writers fellow. She’s taking questions on behalf of Baba Yaga at AskBabaYaga@gmail.com.