Category: literature

“You were a dream. Then a reality. Now a memory.”

I maintained a tactical silence. When you maintain a tactical silence and look people right in the eye, as if drinking in their words, they talk. People like to be listened to, as every researcher knows–every researcher, every writer, every spy.

“Never love a wild thing… You can’t give your heart to a wild thing: the more you do, the stronger they get. Until they’re strong enough to run.”

“Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.”

Perhaps Bug and Tony should have been allies. But any successful structure of domination always gets the weak to reject each other.

“What I need and what I want are two very different things.”

“She wanted something to happen – something, anything: she did not know what.”


The mournful “my fav bookshop is closing andtheyhavea25%offsale“ book haul.

“Beauty will save the world.”

“I am getting better at smiling when people expect it.”