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“These girls riding bareback on their palominos”
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Ronnie gave her “ohs” the shape of shock, smoke rings, and the after-image of a bullet hole through a beehive.
“Passing through the hallway on their way out, her sisters tipped their heads in the direction of the statue of the goddess Durga.”
“Jefferson had helped create his own country. But he wanted black people to leave it. All of that made me think about the idea of a nation—what does it mean to be a nation of people? How do you create one?”
“Lyrics contain multitudes of meaning, and also of nonsense, of possibility, of exquisite care and carelessness and carefreeness.”
“All day I think about what to do with the day.”
Our season finale features Phoebe Bridgers, Jericho Brown, Joan Didion, and more.
“As soon as Farley's collar was unhooked, he took the nearest, steepest slope down into the dell.”