NOUN mass noun The quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating. ‘people for whom gold holds no allure’
because this is what i need and i’m asking you for it i’m asking you to give it to grant it to me freely, please. a breath of air a ray of light a clean break a life ring. because i struggle to walk and i struggle to see i struggle i struggle i struggle. … More grant it to me
This is the sound track to my anxiety. So accurate.
chills and tears and chills and tears
Whoever said that comedians can’t laugh at their own jokes has not yet seen my stand-up. Honestly, laughing at my jokes (usually before I have finished them) is my entire shtick. Not like a little chuckle or a cute snort – I’m talking uncontrollable tears-down-cheeks, snot-out-the-nose howling. I laugh so hard that my audience (read: my long-suffering family) ends up laughing out of … More Shtick
An excerpt from The Grand Shattering by Sarah Manguso: “The point of having a child is to be rent asunder, torn in two. Years before I had my son I heard of an artist explaining why she had decided to become a mother: I didn’t want to reach the end of my life intact. Imperious, I judged … More Excerpt: The Grand Shattering