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Two lies
Gwen Watts

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“Here are two lies: No wolves ever lived among the sheep, and the Greek gods are dead. You believe this because you are walking down a street, cracked pavement, blue sky stretching like a bruise, the sun is shining. Nothing false can ever happen under that sun, someone once said, it is our only truth, and you believe this, fickle fingers and an old ignorance, a single candle illuminating your way in the dark …”