Soon at the Wheeler Centre.
Motherhood has always been a defining feature of womanhood, but it’s arguable that in the past century it has been raised to new heights of hyper-identity.
Within every human breast, there exists the universe. And contained within each of us is infinite love, and the most murderous impulses. [...] Surely, that's the point: that we're capable of both things.
It's that weird phenomenon where marks on a page can generate the illusion of a human voice. Writing is a kind of phantom sound.
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