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By Luke Davies

"Candy is beside me, soaking wet in sweat. She's respiring lightly, lengthy gradual breaths. I think her soul moving into and out: eager to go away, eager to get back, eager to depart, eager to come again. The day will quickly harden into what we have to do. yet for we have one another. . . ."

He met sweet amid a lush Sydney summer season. beautiful, attractive, free-spirited sweet. They fell in love quickly, plenty of laughter and lust, the times melting warmly into one another. He by no means deliberate to provide her a behavior. yet she sought after a flavor. And wasn't love, in the end, approximately sharing lives? sweet had slightly funds and initially, every little thing was once attractive. Heady, heroin-hazed days, the area open and welcoming. but if the cash ran out, the yearning remained, and the times ceased their sumptuous stretch.

But there has been nonetheless love. merely now, it used to be a threesome. Heroin had its personal calls for, its personal timetable, and suggestions of nabbing the following repair hurled them into every day. Then, whilst desperation units in, sweet will cease at not anything to safe a blast, as she and her lover turn into hostage to the nightmarish global of habit.

Painful, attractive, smooth, and charged with darkish humor, Candy provocatively charts the day-by-day rituals of 2 fans protecting a long term junk behavior. advised in stunningly vibrant prose and set opposed to the backdrop of suburban and concrete Australia, Candy is either an electrifying and scary glimpse of up to date lifestyles and love.

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When he dug, he didn't want to dig, when he sat in the dirt he didn't want to sit. He wanted to reach out a paw & find the word & speak it in a loud voice that everyone would understand. He didn't want to be lonely. He finally chose the door that made him happy to walk through. But Word, you weren't behind that door. 50 In a chalk mine there's no quagmire. In a slate mine is no still lake for drowning. In an onyx mine the only dangerous animals are reflections. My reflection, which scares & crushes me, is so light that my beloved can lift it up by the ears, & she isn't even here.

I don't have any feelings. Why do you have feelings? How do you feel right now? Male: [putting the toilet lid down & sitting on it] I feel like an elderly man who committed suicide with a handgun & died face down on a quilt one of his relatives made for him Female: You will never be alone. Male: [looking at his feet] Stop saying that. It can't be true. [They leave the bathroom & enter the woman's bedroom. The man flicks on the light. ] 42 Female: Hey what the fuck? Male: I wrote YOU'RE DEAD on the lightbulb.

It took me a few lightbulbs to get it to a legible state, but I'm relatively satisfied with the results. I mean, I didn't really have anything else to do this afternoon. [The blinds hit against the window & the female is nervous about how much she hates to look at the walls & the blinds & anything else with distinct features. Maybe watching the water does make her nervous. ] Female: [looking through the window at the forest preserve in the distance] I used to ride my bike back there [craning her neck] Until I got molested by a man in a raincoat [laughing] Everyone gets molested though.

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