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“One day, by chance, I was served his divorce papers.”
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“either you’re an old bitch or an old idiot that’s all there is”
I had no connections, no writing circle. I typed everything single-spaced so it would look as though it were already published.
“That’s how it started. My war, and my life.”
“Nothing is more flattering to an artist than the illusion that he is a secret revolutionary.”
“They began to talk about times they’d observed each other from a distance over the years.”
“How could I let them know that in the Bible, God only showed up when it was time to smite somebody?”