cactus-wren quotes

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The ousel cock so black of hue,
With orange-tawny bill,
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Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it's the answer to everything. To "Why am I here?" To uselessness. It's the streami ...
Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings
I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring,
And now he mounts above me.
This is the dead land
This is cactus land
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Raphael paints wisdom; Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakespeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preach ...
Herein is the explanation of the analogies, which exist in all the arts. They are the re-appearance of one mind, working in many m ...
My bones denounce the buckboard bounce and the cactus hurts my toes.
What do we want with this vast and worthless area, of this region of savages and wild beasts, of deserts, of shifting sands and wh ...
tribal sentience
in the cactus, focused
energy of will.
There was an old man with a beard,
who said, "It is just as I feared!--
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