05 May 2013

one good line



if the heat continued into the night mama would put us out on the screened porch on a makeshift mattress of couch cushions and sheets. she would sit by us out there, humming and smoking in the quiet dark, while the radio played so soft we couldn't make it out.     
- dorothy allison, bastard out of carolina 

5 comments:

  1. Such a good line! It makes me miss Virginia deeply though, all that hot southern air.

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  2. love love love. the beauty of words.

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  3. Beautifl words and the picture fits so well!

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  4. @bekuh: i felt the exact same way.

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  5. this just speaks of summer. lovely words.

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