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#1. No one is exempt
and everyone's pain has a different smell.
At night, when all the colours die,
they hide in pairs
and read about themselves
in colour, with their eyelids shut. - Author: Craig Raine
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#2. Great writers arrive among us like new diseases threatening, powerful, impatient for patients to pick up their virus, irresistible. - Author: Craig Raine
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#3. In the morning, when she walked to the consulate, carefully watching her sandals on the pavement, she glanced up and saw a Negro wearing a stack of panama hats. Maybe twelve. She never forgot the bandoeon of brims, the perfect stutter of hat. - Author: Craig Raine
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#4. Here she is at her kitchen table, fingering a jigsaw of thalidomide ginger, thinking about the arthritis in her hands. - Author: Craig Raine
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#5. Friendship is one friend betraying another friend to a third friend. With a fond friendly smile. The greater the betrayal, the greater the intimacy - the greater the friendship. - Author: Craig Raine
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#6. When Julia was twenty-nine, her hair was already bar-coded. Now, at sixty-two, it was a solid helmet of bright pewter, level with her lean, brown jawbone. - Author: Craig Raine
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#7. He was making music - Howells, Finzi, Holst - so you could see the sounds in the serried air.
Serried. Then just as suddenly empty when his sound-proof right hand closed off the notes. - Author: Craig Raine
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#8. The task of the artist at any time is uncompromisingly simple - to discover what has not yet been done, and to do it. - Author: Craig Raine
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#9. The jery, impeded walk of a man stuck in a turnstile, admitted, and stuck in a turnstile, admitted, and stuck in a turnstile. He said it was rheumatoid arthritis. It looked as likely to be cancer of the prostrate metastatising to his hips. - Author: Craig Raine
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#10. Caxtons are mechanical birds with many wings And some are treasured for their markings - They cause the eyes to melt Or the body to shriek without pain. - Author: Craig Raine
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#11. I am awaiting the return of the nerves to the epidermis. They're being pretty damn slow about it. - Author: Craig Raine
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#12. Her laugh. The way she smoked before she gave up. Smoke trickling up her nostrils. Spokes of smoke when she spoke. - Author: Craig Raine
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#13. I used to carry a copy of Ulysses with me everywhere just in case I was knocked down by a bus. It seemed more important than having clean underwear. - Author: Craig Raine
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#14. It was like being trapped forever in the present tense of the first line of a first reader. - Author: Craig Raine
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#15. In his autobiography Stravinsky relates that the first music he remembers was made by a peasant, working his hand in his armpit to produce a rhytmic farting. - Author: Craig Raine
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