never ending line

Clodomira’s Lament

She had a dour doughy face. She dredged countless bodies up in her memories. Daily humiliations relived. Ruminations leading in on themselves, self-reflexive, like an never ending line of diminishing versions of herself in a funhouse mirror. She lived a succession of glary days with an overwhelming flatness to them—sour clouds pinned to the sky. So many wrong turns without indications of success. It was time she quit it.

“Nobody with a good car needs to be justified.”

— Flannery O’Connor / Wise Blood

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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