Posts tagged submission.

'Can we take the long way home?'

    — Jason F. Wright, from The Cross Gardener

Posted by Jiaii

It didn’t look as though it was moving, but it must have been, I suppose.

    — Nick Hornby, from A Long Way Down

There are no moves you truly make alone.

    — Bruce Brooks, from The Moves Make the Man

We felt a strange fondness for the tiny bursts of fire that we glimpsed from time to time off to the side of the skyscraper, and we kept our arms locked tightly together as we stood there, fantastically excited, waiting for the next round of fireworks to explode.

    — Banana Yoshimoto, from Asleep

Posted by adrateia

And that’s why, next time around, I’m planting a mine under the minibar.


Dubravka Ugrešić, from “Assault on the Minibar” in Karaoke Culture, trans. David Williams.

His heart starts beating again, beneath my own two hands.

    — Jodi Picoult, from Change of Heart