‘We are nearing the conclusion of this anatomy. / We are strung between the point of ending, and / the point of having started.’
Life and Breasts
‘My reminder of mortality came in early 2010, and I found the narrative that followed raw but completely engrossing. For the present, but only for the present, it is behind me.’
A Thousand Splendid Stuns
‘More important than anything else that fateful year was the life-defining transcendence of Peter Gabriel.’
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Poor Lucky Kolyvanova
‘The red girls’ school stood opposite a grey boys’ school, built five years after it as if to proclaim the rational symmetry of the world.’
‘And now that he is body-less, / he speaks through us. / You could say. Although / I myself have not caught / a Pope.’
She had already imagined it all, so much so that when she finally did see him, she felt unable to speak.