- about Stolen Memories
"Think of all those composite characters in the based-on-a-true-story movies you have watched on TV, people whose tireless efforts and selfless sacrifices to right injustices have been edited out for the sake of simplifying the truth in the name of entertainment. But memories have value. They are not things to discard, distort, or destroy without regard."
- 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.)"