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Thomas Jefferson

The government you elect is the government you deserve. ― Thomas Jefferson

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Paul Celan

PLAYTIME: the windows, they too,read you all that secrecyfrom your whirlsand mirror itin the jelly-eyed beyond[…]strengthenedthe hour stops next to you,you speak,you stand,most firm abovethe parabelized messengersby voiceby matter. —Paul Celan, from Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry, transl. by Pierre Joris (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014)

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