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Invisibility

  • I swear I've nothing to do with anybody following you about. Honestly, I haven't. I wouldn't employ a man, anyway, who'd let a bloke see that he was being followed. No. When I start huntin' you, I shall be as silent and stealthy as a gas-leak.

  • Do we call the star lost that is hidden / In the great light of morn?

    • Phoebe Cary,
    • "My Friend," Poems of Faith, Hope, and Love ()
  • I am a woman of a certain age / becoming invisible. / I walk the street unseen.

    • Suzanne Laberge,
    • "The Metaphysics of Menopause," in Dena Taylor and Amber Coverdale Sumrall, Women of the Fourteenth Moon ()
  • We overlook how much in our lives is invisible; love, for instance; thought, God, the future, time, faith, hope and even the electricity that brings us light.

  • Live and die your own way, unnoticed.

    • Ding Ling,
    • "Miss Sophia's Diary" (1927), in I Myself Am a Woman: Selected Writings of Ding Ling ()
  • ... what is seen must always be the outcome of much that is unseen.