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Octavio Paz

Between what I see and what I say Between what I say and what I keep silent Between what I keep silent and what I dream Between what I dream and what I forget: Poetry. — Octavio Paz, from “Between What I See and What I Say,” A Tree Within, (New Directions Publishing Corporation, November… Continue reading Octavio Paz

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Catherynne M. Valente

“I have missed you so much I could kiss you,” he whispered. September’s face fell. “Oh, but Saturday! I’ve had my First Kiss and I didn’t mean to, I didn’t want to, but your shadow is very rude and impulsive, and he took it before I could say two words! And I’ve had my second… Continue reading Catherynne M. Valente

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L. Frank Baum

I think you are wrong to want a heart. It makes most people unhappy. If you only knew it, you are in luck not to have a heart. —  L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. (Penguin Books, May 25, 1995) Originally published May 17th 1900.

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