Getting a job scared her but she was determined not to shy away from risk. That's what life's all about. Climbing out onto the airplane wing and jumping off.
("She's Come Undone")
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A purple African violet so lush and fleshy it looked edible... his fingers as cool and smooth as beach stones.
The roundness of life's design may be a sign that there is a presence beyond ourselves.
All the dead bolts, pulled shades and hidden knives in the world couldn't protect you from the truth.
That's the problem with survival of the fittest ... the corpse at your fett. That little inconvenience.
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