Boris knows that everyone around him will behave in wildly inappropriate ways. If they seem to be acting normal, he waits. At some point soon, they become blindingly drunk and try to hit something. Probably him.
“Audiobooks Read By You: Just like reading a book without actually reading a book, by reading a book and recording it in a studio.”
People who changed
People who eat darkness,
talk too much, people who died
in 2013. People who
don’t age. People who look like me,
talk to themselves.
People who need people.
People who cut themselves.
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'I could say that On the Road was an overt metaphor for the Vietnam War and they would jot it down in their notebooks without any hesitation whatsoever,' said Mabrey, adding that, come midterms, her students will, as if on cue, mindlessly regurgitate whatever she tells them, whether it’s that the character of Dean Moriarty is supposed to be a figment of Sal Paradise’s imagination, or that the entire novel is meant to be read backwards.