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Nose To Nose

I’ve never, fashion wise, quite understood a ring through one’s nose, even if you’re a Ubangi.  A gold hoop through your nostrils…huh…what brought it on I wonder. 424 more words

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chemo-therapeutical

Was it angel, animal, mineral, chemical, chemo-therapeutical? We will be asking again.

Joseph McElroy, Women and Men

Literature

a little note hand-delivered

“Confused,” she once signed a little note hand-delivered to him one morning begging his advice: it meant “in love,” and two months later she would confide in him that it had been just sex.

Joseph McElroy, Women and Men

Literature

read her like a book

He thought he read her like a book. But what one?

Joseph McElroy, Women and Men

Literature

the sinewy dramatic soprano

The better then, with her amazing range, to go on as the sinewy dramatic soprano that she is, as mother, lover, barmaid, princess, or herself, to music—if you call that music real noise.

Joseph McElroy, Women and Men

Literature

meeting or not meeting

And should they never meet, we have been invited no less: like we are the news either way—meeting or not meeting—as we are the relations between them. 13 more words

Literature

her fresh-brimmed daiquiri

And so, weeks later, balancing her fresh-brimmed daiquiri against the poor flippancy she’d heard her husband speak behind her, she did not turn to look him angrily in the eye.

Joseph McElroy, Women and Men

Literature