i am seeking / the crucial region of the soul where response is pitted against intimately / implicated anteriors
An inspiring collection to behold, Hustle reads much like a poetic memoir, full of the visceral emotional richness characteristic of memoirs.
“Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian, is a story about loss, love and faith in the wake of a cataclysmic disaster.”
People disappear all the time. Ask any policeman. Better yet, ask a journalist. Disappearances are bread-and butter to journalists… Many of the lost will be found, eventually, dead or alive. Disappearances, after all, have explanations. Usually.
Resolving to keep her eventual blindness a secret from everyone but her family, Nicole endeavors to employ the age-old adage of carpe diem. However, after a near-death experience, attempting to step out a window onto a fire escape that isn’t actually there, she realized she was no longer in charge of her life, the disease was.
And it’s true
I spent my whole life in fear of sharing my mind
but with a longing for it to be taken.