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35 The mighty oak door of the reception room, leading out to the corridor, was open and held in place by a precisely whittled wedge. Thanks to that clever piece of wood, the experienced secretary, as majestic as the Sphinx, in a voluptuous bright orange wig, could keep a controlling eye on the marble staircase with red velvet-upholstered banisters, which her boss might use between her office and the side entrance. "There's no point in waiting/' the secretary said. " "It's all right, I'll wait," I said meekly, taking a strategic position in the reception room that gave me an excellent view of the stairs.
The only luxury of the poor is the luxury of juicy words in bars, in wheelchairs, with a whistling gob of spit. The only luxury of the poor is the luxury of tenderness in pigsties and secret doorways, in the crowd at Easter. 38 The only luxury of the poor is a fight in the trolley, but at least they don't care if they lose their copper pennies. If I hear a rustle in my pockets, I send it all to hell, and luxuriously open up my wallet, for that luxury of spending. I'll di'e the lowest of the low, but with a feeling of paradise.
Polished rats to the right, to the left. Hunger is always the result of theft. Rat-rockets filled their bellies with the bread of the world's hungry children. Rat-submarines, teeth waiting, are the cemetery of unbuilt schools. Rat diplomacy with flicking tail, gnaws into a mother's milky breast. I would trade all the arms on the globe, even your submachine gun, Che Guevara, for a simple ratcatcher's pipe! What purslles me around the world? Hunger. Other people's and my own. And at my heels, so I can't hide, rats, rats from Columbus's hold.