tra la la…

cluelessness was her aspiration
omission was her inclination
forgetfulness was her destination

tra la la, she said

cluelessness was his indignation
commission was his situation
punctiliousness was his inspiration

tra la la, he said

it seemed to work without resignation
what a revelation

tra la la

“I believe that, more than anything else, this grief of constantly having to face down our own inadequacies is what keeps people from being writers. Forgiveness, therefore, is key. I can’t write the book I want to write, but I can and will write the book I am capable of writing. Again and again throughout the course of my life I will forgive myself.”

— Ann Patchett / The Getaway Car: A Practical Memoir About Writing and Life

About istsfor manity

i'm a truncated word-person looking for an assemblage of extracted teeth in a tent full of mosquitoes (and currently writing a novel without writing a novel word) and pulling nothing but the difficult out of the top hat while the bunny munches grass in the hallway. you might say: i’m thee asynchronous voice over in search of a film....
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