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Emily Dickinson

When the best is gone, I know that other things are not of consequence. The heart wants what it wants, or else it does not care. — Emily Dickinson, Letters of Emily Dickinson: Volume I. (Forgotten Books, November 16, 2016) Originally published September 12th 2013. Advertisements

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Walt Whitman

Oh me! Oh life! of the questions of these recurring, Of the endless trains of the faithless, of cities fill’d with the foolish, Of myself forever reproaching myself, (for who more foolish than I, and who more faithless?) Of eyes that vainly crave the light, of the objects mean, of the struggle ever renew’d, Of… Continue reading Walt Whitman

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Emily Dickinson

The morns are meeker than they were — The nuts are getting brown – The berry’s cheek is plumper – The Rose is out of town – The maple wears a gayer scarf — The field – a scarlet gown — Lest I sh’d seem old fashioned I’ll put a trinket on! — Emily Dickinson,… Continue reading Emily Dickinson

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