"at home...drawing pictures...of mountain tops...with him on top
Lemin yellow sun...arms raised in a V...dead lay in pools of
maroon below...Daddy didn't give attention...to the fact that
Mommy didn't care...King Jeremy the wicked...ruled his world

Jeremy spoke in class today

Jeremy spoke in class today..."
 

~ Pearl Jam - Jeremy Ten 1991

 

"As if that blind rage has washed me clean, rid me of hope; for the first time, I that night alive with signs and stars, I opened myself to the gentle indifference of the world. Finding it so much life myself - so like a brother, really - I felt that I had been happy and that I was happy again. For everything to be consummated, for me to feel less alone, I had only to wish that there be a large crowd of spectators the day of my execution and that they greet me with cries of hate."
 

~ Albert Camus, The Stranger

 

Source: Camus, Albert. The Stranger. New York: Vintage International, 1988
 
 

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