Howard Roark laughed. He stood naked at the edge of a cliff. The lake lay far below him. A frozen explosion of granite burst in flight to the sky over motionless water. The water seemed immovable, the stone—flowing. The stone had the stillness of one brief moment in battle when thrust meets thrust and the currents are held in a pause more dynamic than motion. The stone glowed, wet...
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Entering The Kingdom by Mary Karr
nightmarebrunette: As the boy’s bones lengthened and his head and heart enlarged, his mother one day failed to see herself in him. He was a man then, radiating the innate loneliness of men. His expression was ever after beyond her. When near sleep, his features eased towards childhood, it was brief. She could only squeeze his broad shoulder. What could she teach him of loss, who now inflicted it...
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