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J. Karl Bogartte

Desire is… Desire is the glow of bathing lunatics. Starlight is the liquid used to power a whispering machine. Humming is the music of a forest moving in unison with your eyes. * A slip of the tongue and the hummingbird’s empty throne make the acquaintance of the word frenzy, which in turn adopts the… Continue reading J. Karl Bogartte

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Andy Warhol

When people are ready to, they change. They never do it before then, and sometimes they die before they get around to it. You can’t make them change if they don’t want to, just like when they do want to, you can’t stop them. —  Andy Warhol, Andy Warhol in His Own Words. (Omnibus Press,… Continue reading Andy Warhol

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Mahvash Mossaed

The poets stand in the rain. They wear no raincoats. They have no umbrellas. They are discussing the shadow of a shadow of a shadow. But their poetry is already soaking wet— They have not developed their reality muscles So they walk with a limp while admiring the color of a vein in a leaf.… Continue reading Mahvash Mossaed

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Marge Neikrug

 She was very charming, but seemed tormented in some way—I couldn’t figure out why. Something profound was bothering her. She talked very fast, all in a rush, as if she was thinking too fast, and sometimes after she’d say something she’d contradict herself totally, but it was still a marvelous conversation… — Marge Neikrug from… Continue reading Marge Neikrug

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