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it made my heart beat

Happiness hurts.
It makes one sensitive and sad.

    "There’s a code in the simplest conversation that tells speakers what’s going on outside the bare acoustics. This was missing when they talked. There was a missing beat. It was hard for her to find the tempo. All they had were unadjusted words."
    From “The Body Artist” by Don DeLillo. (via bookoflead)

    (Source: little-magazines, via bookoasis-deactivated20120227)

    — 3 years ago with 145 notes
    #acoustics  #codes  #don delillo  #speech  #the body artist  #lit  #novella