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Lenore Kandel

Expose yourself! Show me your tattooed spine and star-encrusted tongue! Admit your feral snarl, your bloody jaws concede your nature and reveal your dreams! each beast contains its god, all gods are dreams all dreams are true —Lenore Kandel, from “Freak Show and Finale,” Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel. (North Atlantic Books April 10, 2012)

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Frank Herbert

The future remains uncertain and so it should, for it is the canvas upon which we paint our desires. Thus always the human condition faces a beautifully empty canvas. We possess only this moment in which to dedicate ourselves continuously to the sacred presence which we share and create. ― Frank Herbert, Children of Dune. … Continue reading Frank Herbert

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Mary Oliver

Bone 1. Understand, I am always trying to figure out what the soul is, and where hidden, and what shape and so, last week, when I found on the beach the ear bone of a pilot whale that may have died hundreds of years ago, I thought maybe I was close to discovering something for… Continue reading Mary Oliver

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