I'm up all night against my will My medicine won't let me feel anything at all The doctor gave me sleeping pills and I took one Then I feel all alone, sleeping like a stone.
She began to feel like the plastic doll she had been named after, without even a hole where her mouth was supposed to be.
The music left only this bad hurt in her, and a blankness. She could not remember any of the symphony, not even the last few notes. She tried to remember, but no sound at all came to her. Now that it was over there was only her heart like a rabbit and this terrible hurt.
Anaesthesia, that's one technique: if it hurts, invent a different pain.
I grow numb; I grow stiff. How shall I break up this numbness which discredits my sympathetic heart?
A lazy frost, a numbness of the mind.
Writers matter in a society to the extent that we can help that society hear its unvoiced longing, encounter its erased and disregarded selves, break with complacency, numbness, despair.
I believe that you've created a metaphorical universe in which you can express your darkest fears. In one aspect, yes, I believe in ghosts, but we create them. We haunt ourselves, and sometimes we do such a good job, we lose track of reality.
There's a numbness in our culture to the continuing horrors of genocide.
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