“You were a million miles away, Mom says.”
~ Ghostland and Afterland section of “Skippy Dies”
“With his dark, broken looks, his languid manner and quick wit, there was never any shortage of young women willing to test the springs with him.”
~ Amagansett, by Mark Mills
Sooth me, soothsayer…
“He drank, gasped, wiped his big moustache on the end of his scarf, drank, gasped, and lay back in his chair.”
-DH Lawrence, Sons and Lovers
what does this mean?
“My fingers clenched the cloth of skirt, and my voice quavered.”
-Danzy Senna, Caucasia.
Out of context, I am reading sleazy romantic trash.
The book nearest me is Baby Einstein’s Touch and Feel Farm Animals and it doesn’t have 45 pages.
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