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Charles Jensen

Summer Ends  I will not name you again.  I will not reduce you like a memory to your smallest parts,             little fantastic machine-heart slaving away its heat             little controlled burn             little smolder-fire wicking toward the dry brush.  I will not replace this moment with the next,             will not exchange you with… Continue reading Charles Jensen

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James Simon Kunen

You are not alone. You are instead lonely. There is loneliness as can exist only in the midst of numbers and numbers of people who don’t know you, who don’t care about you, who won’t let you care about them. —  James Simon Kunen, The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary. (Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition… Continue reading James Simon Kunen

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Patrick Rothfuss

When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind. ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind. (DAW March 27, 2007)

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