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Archives for November 27th, 2011

The Importance of Being … Unaware People Understand What I Talk (In a Foreign Language)

With such a long and complicated (but cutely suggestive, right) title, you may wonder what I am on about right now. Well, I came up with the idea a couple of days ago when I was standing in a Costa drinking a green at 6 p.m. (don’t judge me!) and I was absorbed in writing […]

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EYE KNOW

I can see nothing. Darkness fills the window. My head feels foggy, my body numb – like waking up in bedlam. I turn on the night light, reach for a cigarette. I remember a party, vaguely, each face a phantom version of itself, each figure spectral. I remember a dream. The streets were empty. Dark, […]

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