“How are you?” she asked. It was a question that would’ve required some college-level math and about an hour of discussion to answer. I felt a hundred conflicting things, the great bulk of which canceled out to equal cold and tired and not particularly interested in talking. So I said, “I’m fine, just trying to dry off,” and flapped the front of my soggy sweater to demonstrate.
–Hollow City: The Second Novel in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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“Virtue is relative at best
There’s nothing worse than a sunset
When you’re driving due west”
“And I know that sometimes
All I can see is how I feel
Like the whole world is on
The other side of
A dirty windshield”
–Up Up Up Up Up UP by Ani DiFranco
Note: The quotes are from the lyrics of songs written and performed by Ani Difranco. The book is a collection of poetry and paintings – also by Ani DiFranco. I was unable to locate the music CDs in my affiliate program, but everything can be found at http://www.righteousbabe.com.