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Girl Interrupted
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  • We fell silent, listening for agitation in the nursing station—the sort of agitation an escape provokes.
  • The world, whether dense or hollow, provoked only my negations.
  • What goes up does not necessarily come down, a body at rest does not tend to stay at rest and not every action can be counted on to provoke an equal and opposite reaction.
  • Out into the ether of the world to wait for the circumstances that would provoke its reappearance?

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  • Her remarks provoked a public outcry.
  • We should not permit deeply offensive words to provoke violence.

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