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Lang Leav

There are things that I missthat I shouldn’t,and things that I don’tthat I should. Sometimes we wantwhat we couldn’t,sometimes we lovewho we could. — Lang Leav, “Acceptance,” Lullabies. (Andrews McMeel Publishing September 16, 2014)

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B. G. Bowers

Sometimes you have to cross the boundaries of Death in order to discover the meaning of Life. ― B. G. Bowers, Death and Life. (PaperFields Press; Revised edition, December 21, 2014)

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Keri Hulme

I am not a person to say the words out loudKeri Hulme I think them strongly, or let them hunger from the page: know it from there, from my silence, from somewhere other than my tongue       the quiet love       the silent rage —  Keri Hulme, from “Against the Small Evil Voices,” Strands. (Hale & Iremonger… Continue reading Keri Hulme

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