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Quotation by Alison Hawthorne Deming
I don't know much about death and the sorriest lesson I've learned is that words, my most trusted guardians against chaos, offer small comfort in the face of anyone's dying.
Alison Hawthorne Deming (b. 1946), U.S. poet. Temporary Homelands, "Inside the Wolf," p. 60, Mercury House, San Francisco (1994).
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