grashupfer (grashupfer) wrote,
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Something is happening to me. I think I may have passed from the aesthetic to the ethical stage of life. How old were you when this happened? At the same time, I'm feeling sad-- these tiny knives-under-the-rib of nostalgia for places and what I thought were permanent situations I knew as a child. Getting old. Reading Beloved again and also loving The Grapes of Wrath. Something happened.
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