“and we are not altogether unscathed”
“Standing there, unable to find him, she felt a new solidarity with him. The bond of not existing.”
“I hope you don’t have friends who recommend Ayn Rand to you. The fiction of Ayn Rand is as low as you can get re fiction. I hope you picked it up off the floor of the subway and threw it in the nearest garbage pail. She makes Mickey Spillane look like Dostoevsky.”
-Flannery O’Connor, The Habit of Being
Maybe the best literary burn ever. Does anyone know of any other good author to author burns though?
everything i had
in the dim hours.
a boy’s top wobbling
on one lip.
do you take it
did i leave