From the Magpie (Faces)
Novels are also mirror rooms, in a way; we read them “to see our reflections transformed, to wear another’s face.”
Magpie, definition, Cambridge Dictionary: 1) a bird with black and white feathers and a long tail, 2) someone who likes to collect many different objects, or use many different styles
Why do you want to take my picture leaning against the bathroom wall, Danny?
My soul is alive
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