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Why do you like other people? Because you know them well and they’re just what you expect or, on the contrary, they’re just a new world to explore, full of surprises every day, for the worst and for the best?
She was giving me was just what was left of a memory. A souvenir. I had an accident long time before and I almost crashed on her. That’s how we’ve met. I was taking the train now. One way ticket, to the far-off country. I was getting unreachable. That’s where I was going.
(Português) Um carro a passar, uns travões quaisquer, o grito de um pássaro ou de um animal parecido. Um urso, por exemplo. E o fio da chamada a ficar solto, desta vez sem o silvo habitual. “Estou?”, repeti eu, espaçadamente, várias vezes.
The National is an indie rock band formed in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1999 and currently based in Brooklyn. They have been compared to Joy Division, Leonard Cohen, Wilco and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The name was chosen because it “didn’t mean anything” and the lyrics are written and sung by Matt Berninger, a baritone.
The skiffs were getting you a job. Good salary, good office, good shifts. You saw it on the paper and had your name on it. Your face, your life. Just like your matched Cinderella shoe. And now you’re sitting there waiting to sign the contract, nothing more.