francis alÿs

E alla fine, siamo solo umani, ubriachi dell'idea che l'amore, solo l'amore, possa guarire il nostro tormento.
—  F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby.

2/8 characters (The Outsiders) • Sodapop Curtis

He has Dad’s eyes, but Soda’s one of a kind. He can get drunk in a drag race or dancing without ever getting near alcohol. In our neighborhood it’s rare to find a kid who doesn’t drink once in a while. But Soda never touches a drop - he doesn’t need to. He get’s drink on just plain living.

“It’s like I’m the middle man in a tug-of-war or something between you guys.”