Factober

Invisible violence in Pakistan, violence against brown people, ongoing violence in Iraq — that's got to be quantified in the same way as the cinematic glamorous violence that happens in recognisable cities.

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There is the freedom you have when you are alone and there is the freedom t

There is the freedom you have when you are alone and there is the freedom that you have next to someone else. Blessed are those in which those two freedoms coincide.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I lurched away from the table after a few hours feeling like Elvis in Vegas

I lurched away from the table after a few hours feeling like Elvis in Vegas - fat, drugged, and completely out of it.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I am here, I will always be here. Watching you, loving you.

I am here, I will always be here. Watching you, loving you.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinki

Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure.
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The light of our souls is never extinguished, it can never be, as the etern

The light of our souls is never extinguished, it can never be, as the eternal one abides within each and every heart forever
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Don't you find it a beautiful clean thought, a world empty of people, just

Don't you find it a beautiful clean thought, a world empty of people, just uninterrupted grass, and a hare sitting up?
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Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand – but tell it. Resign y

Tell the truth through whichever veil comes to hand – but tell it. Resign yourself to the lifelong sadness that comes from never ­being satisfied.
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But in life, a tragedy is not one long scream. It includes everything that

But in life, a tragedy is not one long scream. It includes everything that led up to it. Hour after trivial hour, day after day, year after year, and then the sudden moment: the knife stab, the shell burst, the plummet of the car from a bridge.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

If imagination is what enables us to conceive of and enjoy stories other th

If imagination is what enables us to conceive of and enjoy stories other than our own, and if empathy is the act of taking other people’s stories seriously, certainty deadens or destroys both qualities. When we are caught up in our own convictions, other
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Be an artist, in whatever little faculty possible.For the Earth, without ‘A

Be an artist, in whatever little faculty possible.For the Earth, without ‘Art’ is just ‘Eh
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You’re a lady. It’s written all over you, but the West doesn’t forgive any

You’re a lady. It’s written all over you, but the West doesn’t forgive any woman-unless she’s got a man.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago