cracks in the porcelain
so hold back, stead fast, you've gotta breathe and be content, just count to ten like all the experts say..
"I don’t know what’s to become of us. we need a lot of luck. and mine’s been bad lately. and the sun is getting nearer. and, Life, as ugly as it seems, does seem worth 3 or 4 more days. think we’ll make it?"
Tales of Ordinary Madness