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Jamie Tworkowski

You’ll need coffee shops and sunsets and road trips. Airplanes and passports and new songs and old songs, but people more than anything else. You will need other people and you will need to be that other person to someone else, a living breathing screaming invitation to believe better things. —  Jamie Tworkowski, If You… Continue reading Jamie Tworkowski

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Charles Wright

Nothing’s so beautiful as the memory of it Gathering light as glass does, As glass does when the sundown is on it                                                    and darkness is still a thousand miles away. — Charles Wright, from “A Journal of the Year of the Ox,” Zone Journals (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 1988) 

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Søren Kierkegaard

The consequence of having seen God is madness, not in the sense that one becomes mentally ill, no, but that a kind of madness is set between you and others: people cannot nor will not understand you. — Søren Kierkegaard, Provocations: Spiritual Writings of Kierkegaard. (Orbis Books March 8, 2004) Originally published 1999.

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