"My brother once showed me a piece of quartz that contained, he said, some trapped water older than all the seas in our world. He held it up to my ear. ‘Listen,’ he said, ‘life and no escape."
- —Anne Carson, from Plainwater: Essays and Poetry (Alfred A. Knopf, 1995)
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Thaina Oliveira da Silva at Adriana Degreas S/S 2015 San Paolo
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"I want to love, but my hair smells of war and running and running."
- Warsan Shire
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