- about The Mysterious Tramp
The Mysterious Tramp
"In a week, the whole village became acquainted with Ummed Ali. Kauser never felt him a burden. When the neighbors enquired of him, she simply said, 'It is perhaps God’s will that he should get his food and shelter here at our place.'"
- about glistening, the world ends
glistening, the world ends
"like twinkies, rhinestones can survive nuclear war. / (that’s probably not true, but a guy wearing a bedazzled ed hardy koi shirt / once told me that outside a casino, and there’s no way he would have been lying.)"
- about Shorn
"Do you know what I mean when I say there’s a feeling someone gets in their eyes? You can look at the woman you love and see when she’s drawn the blinds, decided to pretend nobody’s home? And suddenly you’re sure that no matter what you say, she’ll never hear it because she turned the TV on full blast even though you were mid-sentence?"