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Frank O’Hara

If life were merely a habit, I should commit suicide; but even now, more or less desperate, I cannot but think, ‘Something wonderful may happen.’ It is not optimism, it is a rejection of self-pity (I hope) which leaves a loophole for life… I merely choose to remain living out of respect for possibility. And… Continue reading Frank O’Hara

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Andrea Dworkin

Skin is a line of demarcation, a periphery, the fence, the form, the shape, the first clue to identity …and, in purely physical terms, the formal precondition for being human. It is a thin veil of matter separating the outside from the inside…skin is separation, individuality, the basis for corporeal privacy… — Andrea Dworkin, Intercourse.… Continue reading Andrea Dworkin

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