Saturday, October 3, 2015


By definition, a wrecker is a person or thing that wrecks.1

Clarice and Simon—songwriting gems of Suffolk-based AMETHYSTS—place the blame for heartbreak with every last one of us. The very same selves now appearing in millions of self-centered selfies on social-networking and photo-sharing screens. We are the wreckers of our own love. Guilty as charged.

...there are character traits that create specific and notable risks in a relationship: selfishness, selflessness, exploitative personalities, argumentativeness, and excessive self-preoccupation, among other traits, undermine a capacity for intimacy.2

Clarice's vocal texture might remind listeners of Stevie Nicks, known for her song Dreams (1977). Fleetwood Mac's only #1 hit on American charts. Ancients regarded the purple-tinted amethyst as a dream stone. On the band's blog adds: ...a stone of peace and tranquility. The stone of the Zodiac sign of Pisces.

  1. wrecker. Unabridged. Random House, Inc. (accessed: October 03, 2015).
  2. Leonoff, Arthur. The Good Divorce: A Psychoanalyst's Exploration of Separation, Divorce, and Childcare. 2015. London, UK: Karnac. Print. p.33
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