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The Ballad of the Sad Café by Carson McCullers Day 5

February 1, 2021 | pp. 62-71 (to the end.)

The half painted porch, one side bright green and one side dark and dingy, reminds one of the Marvin Macy's love letter to Miss Amelia, half in ink and half in pencil.

"This was not a fight to hash over and talk about afterwards."
And what words could anyone have found, afterward, about the fight? Who could have told a good tale of hearts killing hearts?

“I always felt Carson was a destroyer, for which reason I chose never to be closely involved with her,” Elizabeth Bowen said of Carson McCullers. What a thrilling destroyer, cutting open human hearts, sparing no one, leaving no false hope.

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