Increasing awfulness from rock-bottom bad

I’d brought my computer, but maybe I could actually just not turn it on, and the dreary growth of little obligations that overran my screen would just disappear; maybe the news, which—like a magic substance in a fairy tale—was producing perpetually increasing awfulness from rock-bottom bad, would just disappear.

~ Deborah Eisenberg, Your Duck is My Duck: Stories (Ecco, September 25, 2018)


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Comments

  1. Will come back to the article later. Most interesting indeed!
    Can’t get much lower than rock-bottom bad…

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Valerie Meluskey says:

    Her look is haunting…and the article is very long, but something about her is compelling.

    Liked by 1 person

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