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Leonard Cohen

We are not mad. We are human.We want to love, and someone must forgive us for the paths we take to love, for the paths are many and dark, and we are ardent and cruel in our journey. ― Leonard Cohen, Leonard Cohen: Poems and Songs. (Everyman Paperback Classics; First Edition edition, March 1, 2011)… Continue reading Leonard Cohen

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Pattiann Rogers

In this unattached nudity, the certainty of her bare feet pressed against the earth—sand-like soil under the inner arch, essential pine needle beneath the heel, blessed curl of old leaf—must seem suddenly crucial. Completely unverified flesh from the toes up, only the bottoms of her feet can guess exactly where they are. — Pattiann Rogers,… Continue reading Pattiann Rogers

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