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Gabriel García Márquez

He thought about his people without sentimentality, with a strict dosing of his accounts with life, beginning to understand how much he really loved the people he hated most. […] In the shattered schoolhouse where for the first time he had felt the security of power, a few feet from the room where he had… Continue reading Gabriel García Márquez

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Mary Oliver

   Do you love this world?       Do you cherish your humble and silky life?          Do you adore the green grass, with its terror beneath? ― Mary Oliver, from “Peonies,” New and Selected Poems, Volume One. (Beacon Press; Revised edition November 15, 2005) Originally published 1992.

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