I don't have to wait for anybody's by-your-leave to be a Wine in the Wilderness woman. I can be it if I wanta... and I am. I am. I am. I'm not the one you made up and painted, the very pretty lady who can't talk back...but I'm the Wine in the Wilderness... alive and kickin'[...] cussin' and fightin' and lookin' out for my damn self 'cause ain nobody else 'round to do it, dontcha know. [...]That's Wine in the Wilderness... a woman that's a real one and a good one. And yall better believe I'm it.