The Cassandra Complex

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As I walk through the lower east side, the intangible dread of seeing my mother pervades every fiber of my being. No matter how benign the encounters with her, a foreboding takes over. The biting November chill fails to pull me into the present moment. Nevertheless, I press on, admiring the colorful street art gracing the urban walls.

Passing through the Bowery, I come upon CBGB’s and notice Sonic Youth will be playing this…