now I am alone with the dead,
flying off bridges,
hurling myself like a beer can into the wastebasket.
i am flying like a single red rose,
leaving a jet stream
and yet I feel nothing,
though I fly and hurl,
my insides are empty
and my face is as blank as a wall.
Idris Elba & Ruth Wilson attend the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards (London, Oct. 31st 2012)