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Aliya Whiteley

The Beauty

  • kurenaimembuat kutipan4 tahun yang lalu
    Now it is me and it is inevitable, and nothing inevitable is ever that bad. If I have to live with it, then how can it be unbearable?
  • Sara Boismiermembuat kutipan3 bulan yang lalu
    This loneliness I feel is of the womb, borne by women. I was sixteen when they all died and I thought I understood this loss, but it comes to me that I didn’t know what women gave to the world. It wasn’t about their lips, their eyes or the gentle quality of their voices. It was about the way that all men are a part of them. And now we are part of nothing.
  • danamembuat kutipan7 bulan yang lalu
    To have someone who tells you what to do – sometimes this seems like a bad thing, and sometimes it doesn’t. Is anything forever? I’m thinking not.
  • danamembuat kutipan7 bulan yang lalu
    Such thoughts about language cannot be scooped from brains anyway. This is why I say things I shouldn’t.
  • danamembuat kutipan7 bulan yang lalu
    Today the world moves on, and I must find new ways to turn the truth into stories.
  • danamembuat kutipan7 bulan yang lalu
    Language is changing, like the earth, like the sea. We live in lonely, fateful flux, outnumbered and outgrown.
  • danamembuat kutipan7 bulan yang lalu
    There are signs of change, of regeneration, and I saw the first mushrooms in the graveyard on the morning after I ripped up the photograph of my mother’s face and threw the pieces over the cliff, into the fat swallowing folds of the sea.
  • Genevieve Munteanmembuat kutipantahun lalu
    and your cock will stop throbbing like
  • nyxdvesparmembuat kutipantahun lalu
    This loneliness I feel is of the womb, borne by women. I was sixteen when they all died and I thought I understood this loss, but it comes to me that I didn’t know what women gave to the world. It wasn’t about their lips, their eyes or the gentle quality of their voices. It was about the way that all men are a part of them. And now we are part of nothing
  • CrushedUnderAStackOfBooksmembuat kutipantahun lalu
    There are two types of understanding in this world. There's the kind that comes from the reading and the hearing, and it doesn't penetrate the skin. It is surface knowledge, like a soft blanket that can be placed over the shoulders. And then there is the understanding that comes from doing. That kind of understanding is not soft. It is water that soaks into the rocks and earth, and makes the seeds grow. It is messy, and painful, and impossible to hold
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