Are you angry …

Are you angry …

Are you angry? Punch a pillow. Was it satisfying? Not hardly. These days people are too angry for punching. What you might try is stabbing. Take an old pillow and lay it on the front lawn. Stab it with a big pointy knife. Again and again and again. Stab hard enough for the point of the knife to go into the ground. Stab until the pillow is gone and you are just stabbing the earth again and again, as if you want to kill it for continuing to spin, as if you are getting revenge for having to live on this planet day after day, alone.

― Miranda July

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One thought on “Are you angry …

  1. “i felt less alone before i met him.”
    I am so sorry. It shouldn’t be that way.

    Crying it out is good, but getting angry and stabbing the earth might be better. I often think women spend too much time being sad and not enough time being angry.

    Maybe it’s just me.

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