On Sunday, September 13, 2015, actress and wedding guest Lindsay Lohan published a 248-word essay on Instagram about the events of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Because many people share stories about how the events of 9/11 affected them, that Lohan shared hers isn’t surprising. What’s notable is that the story is a messy, incomprehensible cloud of disconnected thoughts that may not even be about 9/11 at all????

It appears to have been written quickly, in one breathless and speedy mashing of thumbs. She moves from topic to topic - from forgiveness, to freedom, to PETA, and all the way to TMZ. Autocorrect either fails to engage or corrects incorrectly — is this poetry? A parenthetical begins, but never ends — are we the closing parenthesis? While reading it, you can almost picture Lohan skillfully smoking a cigarette with no hands as the ash grows and grows to over an inch long — somehow failing to drop on her phone.

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In his classic contribution to The Lion King “The Circle of Life,” Sir Elton John sang, “There’s far too much to take in here, more to find than can ever be found.”

That applies here, too. What do you think it means?

They always come back. I love you NYC 💋they always come back. I love you NYC 💋 #godblesstheworld #michaeljackson #rip miss you as my real only private friend. For you: god, for all hurts and wrongs, please let me forgive, Allah please let me be forgiven, and all forgive themselves. Please and thank you. (Someone I was with the night before several towers fell, it felt like not a curse, but more like a spell.. What we think in America is not always clear, we don’t have @peta commercials / you just kill deer....with this being said, I’m a girl with a reputation mislead... Like a diamond in the rough, you, now, for 25 years have seen me on TV and screen.. So i am programmed 🔺to stand tough. Black or white - in life, rather than love we create a fight of an ideal situation of an unexceptional, yet unacceptable future that @TMZ @Eonline @HarveylevinTMZ & #harveyweinstein ..couldn’t and wouldn’t even care to describe any thought of the people we forget to help when a franchise film comes out and, If money means more than freedom- than stay in California. If helping others is a passion, talk to angelina jolie... If you want to be a brilliant actress, work wth Meryl Streep ...at the end of the day- republican or democrats —- BE HERE NOW @oprah and live with integrity. Or go to sleep. The most beautiful life comes cheap. Stop fighting and using artists for distractions. It’s boring... 🙏 #UnitedNations

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