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What nobody knew about the docile girl from Osogbo was that her heart was too heavy, and that almost from birth she had felt its weight, a gravitational pull that invited her to her grave. Her heart was heavy because it was open, and so things filled it, and so things rushed out of it, but still the heart kept beating, tough and frighteningly powerful and meaning to shrug off the rest of her and continue on its own.

mr. fox - helen oyeyemi


raised by a bear in a cave at the far edge of the forest, discovered by a lion with a thorn in his paw. broken-hearted lancelot. dewey-eyed mermaid discovered by boater overconfident but deeply dissatisfied, comparing stretch marks in the moonlight. oracle of a nomad-by-choice. housekeeper of a mountain lion's cave. wants peace on earth and another cherry danish. a capricorn slytherin. a lonely constellation. an infinite winter. an old sepia photograph. a foreign film without subtitles.

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