Section 0024

     We tried all our best to stop ourselves but all were in vain.

     Everyday life goes on while you go down the rabbit hole.[3]

     It was so beautiful that we wanted to make them start the scene all over again.
     Then go, she said. But the writing was already being scrawled on the wall. In tackling the shit problem, economics could well be a clincher.

     He arose and laughed. If someone’s chasing you down the street with a knife you just run, you don’t turn around and shout, “Give it up!  I was a track star for Mineola Prep.” Because the Arab word, al Kohl, means “fine powder.”

     Even the coffee table books were chosen for their blue jackets.     

     I could tell you the story of blossoms in the dust with greer garson & walter pidgeon, I could tell you the story of giant with elizabeth taylor & james dean & rock hudson, I could tell you the story of the world the flesh & the devil with harry belafonte & inger stevens & mel ferrer, I could tell you the story of night must fall with rosalind russel & robert montgomery, but at this late date. You turn another page and find the next two are printed properly. You must be outside, and feel the touch of the first shadows.

     Throughout the whole process I looked on in wronged silence, like a wife. Can it be anything but brutality?

     “Ah, I’m disgusted and miserable!” he cried in a sudden burst of fury. And it is true. Right now, a lot can be gained by a little conversation.

     Then she put pen to paper, already planning the immediate departure of another shipment of her glorious champagne. The man’s spine straightened at the sound.