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The Sunny Absurd

Albert Camus’ Stranger (1942) has one protagonist, the first person narrator called Meursault, and one antagonist: the sun. The book is originally in French; I quote from a translation by Stuart Gilbert.  906 more words

Literary Quote

New Kala word

지더
tsite – /t͡ʃiːte/ – deserve; be worthy of; merit

Taken from: 值得

Tongue-tied

It’s not the tongue.

Never was.

It’s them damned,

Yes, them dammed words.

So literal we are.

We think that

Harelip holds just the tongue… 256 more words

Verse

chews like a cow.

I have a very vivid memory of the day I verbalized one of my pet peeves. Mom, Janine, and I were sitting at the kitchen table eating breakfast (I’m pretty sure it was cereal). 215 more words

Story

Kala Phrase

어하 더 가봄 히갸 하요 바그부
eha te kapom hikya hayo pakupua
/ɛːɦa te kaːpom ɦiːkʲa haːjo pakuːpʷa/
P.3s from relationship-PL old 3s.GEN cudgel-PFV
She was battered about from her previous relationships.

New Kala word

너하
neha – /nɛːɦa/ – butcher; slaughter; massacre

Taken from: nex and náʼáʼah

The Psychedelic cabbage shirt or how a Warthog turned out to be rather tasty

It has no beginning. Looking back it was and looking forward it is. Suppose one has to give it a name. How about Ingnoth. That will do. 2,127 more words

Fiction