dare me to jump and I will (2)

Jag har alltid funnit ro i min eskapism
men jag tröttnar på att fly verkligheten för fantasier
som aldrig kan bli lika sensationella
som de stulna ögonblick
av ett verkligt och vidunderligt
nu
vi delar med varandra

rubrik ur NEVER LET GO av TOM WAITS
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on the road /epifani 1

”She loved that man madly, but in a delirious way of some kind; there was never any mooching and mincing around, just talk and a very deep companionship that none of us would ever be able to fathom. Something curiously unsympathetic and cold between them was really a form of humor by which they communicated their own set of subtle vibrations.”

”Marylou was watching Dean as she had watched him clear across the country and back, out of the corner of her eye – with a sullen, sad air, as though she wanted to cut off his head and hide it in her closet, an envious and rueful love of him so amazingly himself, all raging and sniffy and crazy-wayed, a smile of tender dotage but also sinister envy that frightened me about her, a love she knew would never bear fruit because when she looked at his hangjawed bony face with its male self-containment and absentmindedness she knew he was too mad.”

ur ON THE ROAD av JACK KEROUAC, 1957

Åh Jack. Jag håller andan och förundras över de mest fulländade formuleringar och ordkombinationer. Låt mig alltid förföras såhär.

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