Answer: In other words, everything else: "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love" by Raymond Carver, Gordon Lish
“I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone’s heart. I could hear the human noise we sat there making, not one of us moving, not even when the room went dark.”
in “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” by Raymond Carver, Gordon Lish
Imagine the following sentence: “By 8 AM I wake up to go to the bathroom.”
Now imagine the following edited sentence: “By 8 AM I wake up and go to the bathroom to sit on what has to be the unlikeliest throne in Lisbon.”
Which one is better? Uhm...Food for thought...
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