'One of the main features of our neighborhood is the local recycling center called “huishou” which is written with the Chinese characters 回收, which translates to “Return Receive”. '
'...when I bravely knocked on my tutor's door and held out my Guide to Old English, with its mystifying grammar tables and multiplying paradigms, I could barely put into words what it was that I needed to know.'
'Abrasion: you remove my surface (deliberate scratches)
Bricolage: I improvise (do-it-yourself desire)'
'i am what they call ex tremely bi sexual
i bathe in mirrors, moonbeams, blossoms'
'Ingredients: Portland cement, fine & coarse aggregates, water & air.
Properties: The second most widely-used substance on earth after water.'
'I send W a DM on Instagram. It’s Susan Sontag in meme form. ‘How can I describe my life to you? I think a lot, listen to music, I’m fond of flowers.’'
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