Category Archives: Expressions&Art

Read up; part 48.

Having eyes, but not seeing beauty; having ears, but not hearing music; having minds, but not perceiving truth; having hearts that are never moved and therefore never set on fire. These are the things to fear, said the headmaster. -N … Continue reading

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Read up; part 47.

And the women of New Bedford, they bloom like their own red roses. But roses only bloom in summer; whereas the fine carnation of their cheeks is perennial as sunlight in the seventh heavens. Elsewhere match that bloom of theirs, … Continue reading

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Read up; part 46.

He was a man of black and white. And she was colour. All the colour he had.   -N

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Read up; part 45. 

The way to win over a ‘liberated woman’ is to please her and make her love you, not to coerce or threaten her. But Muslim society does not socialize men to win women through love; they are badly equipped to … Continue reading

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Read up; part 44. 

I knocked on Vi’s door and then stuck my head in. Vi was wearing a plunging brown-and-black leopard leotard that tied up the front.  “That is not from Victoria’s Secret,” I said. “That’s from Victoria’s Sluts.”  -N

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Read up; part 43. 

All the failed paradises I discovered were founded on the misguided belief of arrival.   -N

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Read up; part 42. 

“The founders of the Roman Empire were suckled by a she-wolf. All heroes capable of earth-shattering deeds were adopted and nursed by animals.” -N 

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