The STING: Claudia Rankine’s CITIZEN

Absolutely worth to be read twice, thrice and more.

Mirth and Motivation

“When you are alone and too tired even to turn on any of your devices, you let yourself linger in a past stacked among your pillows.” Claudia Rankine

The STING: Claudia Rankine's CITIZEN - A Review The STING: Claudia Rankine’s CITIZEN – A Review

The STING: Claudia Rankine's CITIZEN The STING: Claudia Rankine’s CITIZEN – A Review

The man at the cash register wants to know if you think your card will work. If this is his routine, he didn’t use it on the friend who went before you. As she picks up her bag, she looks to see what you will say. She says nothing. You want her to say something – both as witness and as a friend. She is not you; her silence says so. Because you are watching all this take place even as you participate in it, you say nothing as well. Come over here with me, your eyes say. Why on earth would she?p54

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