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Stefan Baciu

I want to write a poem        as simple as a glass of water        or as a piece of bread abandoned        on the table by a child A poem transparent like a window        light like a winged ingot of lead and        yet heavy like butterflies among city lorries A poem wrought… Continue reading Stefan Baciu

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Paulo Coelho

Haven’t you learned anything, not even with the approach of death? Stop thinking all the time that you’re in the way, that you’re bothering the person next to you. If people don’t like it, they can complain. And if they don’t have the courage to complain, that’s their problem. ― Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to… Continue reading Paulo Coelho

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Clarice Lispector

I have grown weary of literature: silence alone comforts me. If I continue to write, it’s because I have nothing more to accomplish in this world except to wait for death. Searching for the word in darkness. — Clarice Lispector, The Hour of the Star. (New Directions; Reissue edition February 17, 1992) Originally published 1977.

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