shaking the reds

Shaking The Reds

Holly Golightly: You know those days when you get the mean reds?

Paul Varjak: The mean reds, you mean like the blues?

Holly Golightly: No. The blues are because you’re getting fat and maybe it’s been raining too long, you’re just sad that’s all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you’re afraid and you don’t know what you’re afraid of. Do you ever get that feeling?

Paul Varjak: Sure.

Holly Golightly: Well, when I get it the only thing that does any good is to jump in a cab and go to Tiffany’s. Calms me down right away. The quietness and the proud look of it; nothing very bad could happen to you there. If I could find a real-life place that’d make me feel like Tiffany’s, then – then I’d buy some furniture and give the cat a name!

(breakfast at tiffany’s)

***************

Like Holly, I’m looking for that place of quietness and proudness where nothing bad can happen. Perhaps that is what makes people buy furniture and cats too….

The world must be full of lucky, lucky people to have found such quietness..

JNET

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~ by jnetsworld on March 27, 2007.

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