26 October 2010

reading Elizabeth Strout

from "Olive Kitteridge"

A different road [...] to get used to [...]. But the mind or the heart [...] it was slower these days, not catching up, and she felt like a big, fat field mouse scrambling to get up on a ball that was right in front of her turning faster and faster, and she couldn't get her scratchy frantic limbs up onto it.

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