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Lauren Oliver

Sometimes I feel like if you just watch things, just sit still and let the world exist in front of you–sometimes I swear that just for a second time freezes and the world pauses in its tilt. Just for a second. And if you somehow found a way to live in that second, then you… Continue reading Lauren Oliver

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Stephen Dunn

It’s in disappointment we look for words to convince us the spaces between stars are nothing to worry about; it’s when those secrets burst in that emptiness between our hearts and the lumps in our throats. And the words we find are always insufficient, like love, though they are often lovely and all we have.… Continue reading Stephen Dunn

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