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Intimation

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Kleeman, A. (2016). Intimation. In Kleeman, A. Intimations: Stories. Harper, pp. 151-166

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Ever since I was young, I had maintained a special agreement with myself wherein I was permitted to avoid thinking about whatever I wished, at that moment, to avoid thinking about, provided that I think instead about another problem that I had wished to avoid thinking about in the past. In this way, I would never be shirking my responsibilities entirely, but I also would not have to deal with the most difficult of the possible problems at its most pressing time. [...]

mildly amusing

—p.156 by Alexandra Kleeman 2 years, 7 months ago

Ever since I was young, I had maintained a special agreement with myself wherein I was permitted to avoid thinking about whatever I wished, at that moment, to avoid thinking about, provided that I think instead about another problem that I had wished to avoid thinking about in the past. In this way, I would never be shirking my responsibilities entirely, but I also would not have to deal with the most difficult of the possible problems at its most pressing time. [...]

mildly amusing

—p.156 by Alexandra Kleeman 2 years, 7 months ago