Monthly Archives: October 2016

Library

If you were to ask me, “How can you love this world?” as I often ask myself, the answer would be, “Because Ann Patchett writes novels.” Sometimes it would be, “Because Alice Munro writes short stories.” And sometimes, it’s more specific, the name of a … Read more

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Lonely things

Here is Warsan Shire’s poem, 34 Excuses for Why We Failed at Love:

1. I’m lonely so I do lonely things
2. Loving you was like going to war; I never came back the same.
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Penny Dreadful

I began watching Penny Dreadful because I am half in love with Eva Green, but my favorite performance is Patti LuPone’s. I love that the show doesn’t attempt to justify the paranormal events. Sure. Frankenstein has raised these people from the dead. It has something … Read more

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