The Simile Museum

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“Ingrid Bergman is a mountain of a woman, tall and robust, but in this movie she is worn down like a sand dune.”

-Carmen Maria Machado


“Generally I’ve found this to be true: I have forced myself to begin writing when I’ve been utterly exhausted, when I’ve felt my soul as thin as a playing card, when nothing has seemed worth enduring for another five minutes…and somehow the activity of writing changes everything.”

-Stephen Koch