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Inside a wool jacket the man had made a pocket for the treasure and from time to time he would jiggle the pocket, just to make sure that it was still there. And when on the train he rode to work he would jiggle it there also, but he would disguise his jiggling of the treasure on the train by devising a distraction. For example, the man would pretend to be profoundly interested in something outside the train, such as the little girl who seemed to be jumping high up on a trampoline, just high enough so that she could spy the man on the train, and in this way he really did become quite interested in what occurred outside the train, although he would still jiggle the treasure, if only out of habit. Also on the train he'd do a crossword puzzle and check his watch by rolling up his sleeve; when he did so he almost fell asleep. Antoine often felt his life to be more tedious with this treasure, because in order not to be overly noticed he had deemed it wise to fall into as much a routine as possible and do everything as casually as possible, and so, as a consequence, despite the fact that he hated his wife and daughter, he didn't leave them, he came home to them every night and he ate the creamed chicken that his wife would prepare for him, he would accept the large, fleshy hand that would push him around while he sat around in his house in an attempt to read or watch the weather, he took out the trash, he got up on time every morning and took a quick, cold shower, he shaved, he accepted the cold eggs and orange juice and coffee, he picked the newspaper off the patio and took it inside with him to read her the top headlines, and of course he went to the job.


Justin Dobbs


#humor #mythology #mythology-fiction #short-story #short-story-collection

I've stolen a couple of hearts and they are in my private collection!


Salma Hayek


#couple #hearts #i #private #stolen

A collection is not just one basic idea. It comes from something that is in the air, something you suddenly like and put down on paper and then work out.


Karl Lagerfeld


#basic #basic idea #collection #comes #down

Doing collections, doing fashion is like a non-stop dialogue.


Karl Lagerfeld


#dialogue #doing #fashion #like #non-stop

Nothing scares me more than people with some doll collection.


Karl Lagerfeld


#doll #me #more #nothing #people

I've seen novels that have grown out of one story in a collection. But it hasn't occurred to me to take any of those stories and build on them. They seem very finished for me, so I don't feel like going back and dredging them up.


Jhumoa Lahiri


#back #build #collection #feel #finished

I've seen novels that have grown out of one story in a collection. But it hasn't occurred to me to take any of those stories and build on them. They seem very finished for me, so I don't feel like going back and dredging them up.


Jhumpa Lahiri


#back #build #collection #feel #finished

Of course a poem is a two-way street. No poem is any good if it doesn't suggest to the reader things from his own mind and recollection that he will read into it, and will add to what the poet has suggested. But I do think poetry readings are very important.


James Laughlin


#any #course #good #his #i

I really love to resurrect pieces from my past collections and wear them to fashion week parties.


Nanette Lepore


#fashion #i #love #parties #past

When I was 12 years old, I read 'Nancy Drew' mysteries and biographies of Madame Curie and Florence Nightingale and books about girls who love horses or go to nursing school. I belonged to the Girl Scouts and got A's in school and rarely disobeyed my parents. I still kept a collection of Barbie dolls in my room, and I almost never spoke to boys.


Joyce Maynard


#almost #barbie #belonged #biographies #books






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